Poison Ivy

Canada, 1979

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Sixty-six-year old Ivy Granstron jogs, skis, bowls and gardens and does carpentry work. Sometimes she walks into a wall. Due to insufficient care at birth, she has only 4 1/2 vision, but she doesn’t let blindness interfere with her life. She practices the art of ‘mind over eyes’.

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