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Join host John Grimes, exploring life after bacterial meningitis caused sudden blindness. Sharing experiences, adaptations, and connecting with others to discuss thriving with visual impairment and overcoming life's challenges.

Ambiguously Blind John Grimes

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 12 Ratings

Join host John Grimes, exploring life after bacterial meningitis caused sudden blindness. Sharing experiences, adaptations, and connecting with others to discuss thriving with visual impairment and overcoming life's challenges.

    John Bramblitt

    John Bramblitt

    The great, John Bramblitt, stops by to share his unique story of vision loss and how his childhood passion for drawing developed into a career as a world-renowned painter. John describes his creative process, how he perceives colors from music and how he uses touch to paint in brilliant color.


    Go to Bramblitt.com to see John's brilliant work.


    John's Book: Shouting in the Dark: My Journey Back To The Light


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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Alexa Jovanovic and Aille Design

    Alexa Jovanovic and Aille Design

    Founder of Aille Design, Alexa Jovanovic, stops by to talk about her community driven brand and movement aimed to make social change by infusing accessibility into fashion. Their prominently displayed crystal beaded braille letters create tremendous intrigue and awareness for the visually impaired community. Alexa also shares the origin story and the importance of their early partnership with the American Foundation for the Blind. 


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    • 37 min
    See-Through With Lance Johnson

    See-Through With Lance Johnson

    Lance Johnson stops by to talk about his journey in the early stages of retinitis pigmentosa and how, as the host of The See-Through Podcast, he aims to create transparency on disabilities and the champions with them. Lance and John discuss several of their mutual podcast guests, what they’ve learned along the way and living the wild and wacky podcast life. 


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    • 52 min
    Morten Bonde

    Morten Bonde

    Have you ever thought to yourself; “What do I want out of life?” After receiving a diagnosis of Retinitis Pigmentosa at age 29, Morten Bonde did. Through subsequent struggles and increasing stress, he decided that he was going to change his mindset to change his story. Morten stops by to talk about his book, Sentenced to Blindness, Now What, which details his journey from hopelessness to possibility and liberation from sight loss.

    • 54 min
    Mariagrazia Buttitta

    Mariagrazia Buttitta

    Mariagrazia Buttitta stops by to share her story of growing up in Sicily with Cone Dystrophy, a rare eye disease and her work with Eye2Eye. She also discusses her book, Now I See, where she chronicles her struggles with acceptance, mental health and gives John a beginner’s lesson on the art of making Sicilian style espresso.

    • 44 min
    Kevin Brousard

    Kevin Brousard

    Three-time world Shot Put and Discus champion, Kevin Brousard stops by to share how sports dramatically changed the trajectory of his life after struggling with a tremendously rare eye condition as a child. Kevin also talks about his work with the United States Association of Blind Athletes (USABA) and his TEDX Talk, Enable the Disabled.

    • 55 min

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4.8 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

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