At seven years old my world went dark and no light has touched me since. Left alone in a world I didn’t fit into any longer I struggle with my blindness daily. Despite the darkness that shrouds me I see light in one place, with one person. He has no idea how much hope his light has given me. Until one fateful January night when I confessed my feelings for him only to be instantly crushed. Now I am surrounded by darkness once again….
At 21, I met the most amazing resilient girl, she was going to prove to people that her disability didn’t own her. At 25, I watched in fascination as she became an incredible young lady; much too young for me. At 31, I wished that she would ‘see’ me as I was beginning to see her, beautiful, determined, and independent but all that changed in a handful of cruel words. Now at 33 all I prayed for was a second chance to fix my mistakes….