Graciela Castañeda Spreads Her Positive Energy for the Visually Impaired

Graciela Castañeda, 61, had an active life in Venezuela when her doctor told her she had retinitis pigmentosa (RP), a rare, inherited eye disease that eventually leads to blindness. “I thought he was crazy when he told me I would go blind,” recalls the native Colombian. “I just thought I needed better glasses.”

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Dominican Woman with Visual Impairment Finds a New Life with New Skills

From despair to the Lighthouse of Broward....

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9-Year-Old Touched by the Work of Lighthouse of Broward

Jacqueline Huss, 9, a third grader at David Posnack Hebrew Day School in Plantation, toured the Lighthouse of Broward (LHOB) last year when she was a student at Temple Kol Ami in Plantation. The experience made such an impression on her that when she made a lighthouse diorama for a third grade social studies and science project in January, she decided to donate it to LHOB.

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