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Blind Orangutan Released Into the Wild in Indonesia After Sight Restored
Offbeat  (tags: Blind, Orangutan, twins, released, gober )

Scooby
- 16 days ago - theguardian.com
After a ground-breaking operation to restore her sight a rescued female orangutan called Gober was released into a North Sumatran forest with her twin offspring.
Boston Terrier Survives 15-Story Fall From Sacramento Building - Video Dailymotion
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, blind, 13 yr old, Boston Terrier, survives, balcony, fall, text, video )

Barb
- 26 days ago - dailymotion.com
By all accounts, Sammy, a 13-year-old Boston terrier, should not have survived a big balcony fall. But somehow, the dog landed in a hot tub and was able to pull himself out. Despite a cracked pelvis and some broken ribs, Sammy is going to survive.
Christopher Duffley Sings Open the Eyes of My Heart in NH - YouTube   video
Offbeat  (tags: blind, performer, christopher duffley, amazing, video )

Barb
- 95 days ago - youtube.com
Christopher Duffley sang "Open the Eyes of My Heart" in Concord, NH when he was just 10 years old in 2011. You can find out what has happened to him since then by going to www.christopherduffley.com Also, visit his own YouTube page. Thank you and God
Lesser-Known Things About Being Deafblind
Offbeat  (tags: Deaf, Blind, communication )

Ray
- 139 days ago - bbc.co.uk
For Liz Ball, who no longer has hearing or sight, communication happens mainly through touching other people's hands. Here she reveals five lesser-known things about being deafblind.
When Love Really Is Blind: Couple Marry After Guide Dogs Become An Item
Offbeat  (tags: blind, dogs, guide dogs, marriage, love, pets, wonderful )

Giana
- 574 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A blind couple have told how they found love and got engaged - after their guide dogs became an item.
Blind, Deaf, 3-Legged Dog Named 'True' Saves Oklahoma Family From House Fire (VIDEO!!)
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, blind, deaf, 3-legged, dog, rescues, family, house, fire, video )

Barb
- 797 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Katie Crosley and her baby son, Jace, lost everything in an house fire, but they survived thanks to a heroic three-legged, blind and deaf dog, KFOR reports.
How Blind Dogs Play "Fetch"
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, pets, dogs, blind, fetch, protection )

Cher
- 807 days ago - dogster.com
Chica and Jack are expert fetchers, just like all dogs. But they rely on other senses besides sight
I Saw the Ghost of My Cat - Catster
Offbeat  (tags: animals, white, calico, cat, kitten-size, litters, Iris, blind, loving, beloved pet, ghost, picture, sweet story )

Barb
- 817 days ago - catster.com
The summer before my 14th birthday, my family and I went to our local animal shelter to adopt a dog. We came home with a dog and two cats -- Iris, a mostly white calico, and Purr Bear, a long-haired black-and-white Maine Coon lookalike.
Watch Fiona's Amazing Journey~Dog Has Sight and Spirit Restored
Offbeat  (tags: dog, Fiona, blind, good news, pets, rescued, video, inspirational, saved )

Lindsey
- 1038 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
This is a beautiful video of a dogs journey from being blind, filthy, and flea-infested, to being able to see again and finding a new, loving home. It made me cry and features one of my favorite Avril Lavigne songs. This is a very touching video.
Steve Walle, a Singer-Songwriter, and C2 Member
Offbeat  (tags: Steve Walle, guitar, singer-songwriter, C2 member, blind, cd )

Dandelion
- 1066 days ago - livingstonenterprise.com
Steve Walle has been blind since he was a child. When he was 5 years old he was run over by a street sweeper severing his optic nerve. His Grandmother gave him a guitar first Christmas after accident and he hasn't stopped playing it since.
Oskar the Blind Kitty Helps Decorate the Christmas Tree (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, Oskar, blind, kitty, enthusiastic, decorates, Christmas, tree, video )

Barb
- 1134 days ago - care2.com
Oskar, the blind tiger-striped kitty who catapulted to stardom in the past month, now has his own Facebook page -- and a new enthusiasm for tree "decorating." Watching this little guy pounce on tinsel and tree limbs, you would never know he was blind.
Teen and Guide Dog Beat The Odds
Offbeat  (tags: Chloe, puppy, Sami, cross-country, blind, runner, video )

Barb
- 1180 days ago - gma.yahoo.com
Sami Stoner, who is legally blind, runs cross-country with the aid of her beloved dog Chloe. Watch this amazing video!!
Looking to Help Blind Cats Find a Home
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, cats, blind )

Cher
- 1588 days ago - animals.change.org
Blind cats have it hard, and have to live life with two big strikes against them. The first strike is pretty obvious -- they are blind. The second strike comes from people's reaction to their blindness. Few want to adopt a cat who cannot see.
Blind Vulture To Undergo Cataract Surgery
Offbeat  (tags: animals, vultures, blind, surgery, environment, protection )

Cher
- 1931 days ago - ecoworldly.com
A young African white-backed vulture is preparing to undergo cataract surgery in hopes of restoring his eyesight.
Blind 5 Year-Old Pianist Next Mozart?
Offbeat  (tags: Blind, 5, Year-Old, Pianist, Next, Mozart, world, unusual, news, bizarre, 2008, crime, children, interesting, off-beat )

Boban
- 2328 days ago - mysterytopia.com
Blind 5 Year-Old Pianist Next Mozart?
 

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