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A USA Today Veterans Day special edition, published annually, has included a feature story in this year’s issue on blinded veterans and their current challenges and opportunities in adjusting to life with vision loss.

The article, composed by freelance writer Matt Alderton, touches on issues such as recovery, rehabilitation and training, education and career planning, relationships, legislation, technology, and guide dogs.

BVA Executive Director Donald Overton, former BVA National President David Szumowski (San Diego Regional Group), and BVA member John Todd (Michigan Regional Group) were all interviewed and quoted in the article.

A PDF version of the story is HERE. To access the publication in its entirety, click here and proceed to p. 148 to locate the beginning of the article, which covers pp. 148, 150, and 152. The odd-numbered pages that follow each of these pages contain ads.