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Sep 6, 2013 Beacon Stories
His name is Battle. He’s an Arabian, stands more than 15 hands (or 5 feet) tall and weighs 1,000 pounds. He’s been with Alice Bartlett since his birth 26 years ago, and she’s been riding him since he was 2.
Alice, by the way, is legally blind.
Jun 30, 2013 Beacon Stories
Rollie and Sandie Purvis, parents of two sons with choroideremia, describe their sons’ film project, “Driving Blind.”
May 24, 2013 Beacon Stories
By Rich Shea
Apr 10, 2013 Beacon Stories
Foundation Board Member Moira Shea describes her life with a retinal disease.
Mar 22, 2013 Beacon Stories
Author Shawn Maloney describes his journey with RP.
Dec 20, 2012 Beacon Stories
Stem-cell-based therapies – including those derived from a patient’s blood or skin – are among the many cutting-edge approaches to treatments the Foundation has funded for decades.
Dec 18, 2012 Beacon Stories
How gene therapy restored some of a boy’s sight.
May 30, 2012 Beacon Stories
Brooke James has had more than a glimpse of what it means to be blind in certain parts of the world. And she can assure you, it’s scary.
Apr 12, 2012 Beacon Stories
The parents of young children affected by retinal diseases walk a fine line – between making the best of a trying situation and preparing for the worst.
Mar 19, 2012 Beacon Stories
When it comes to describing Eric Fulton, “gregarious” is a more-than-appropriate adjective for the husband and father of two who, fittingly, is also communications manager at the Bethesda-based Clark Construction Group. “It comes naturally to me,” he says of his ability to mix it up with people. “The cause makes it easier. But, otherwise, I’m pretty outgoing; I like to talk to people. It’s what I do.”