The White walking stick

New Zealand, 1958

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To be blind is not to be cut off from everything in life, there are still shapes, smells, and sounds to be understood and enjoyed. The Blind Institute in Auckland undertakes to teach the blind and partially blind to becomes self sufficient and happily employed. Blind persons are shown in various industries. A housewife is shown cooking with the aid of Braille thermometer and cookery book. In the school for blind children every child is given individual tuition and taught to co-ordinate fingertips and brain. It is in music that blind people excel.

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