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Quiet Works

A few months ago I reviewed Have Dog, Will Travel, poet Stephen Kuusisto's memoir about his relationship with his beloved first guide dog and journey of embracing his blindness. In “Quiet Works,” a recent article I wrote for The Banner, I reflect on a very powerful moment in the book: Kuusisto’s experience of taking the Eucharist as a teenager.… Continue reading Quiet Works

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Embracing Blindness

Have Dog, Will Travel is the story of Stephen Kuusisto, who was born blind to parents who taught him to hide his disability. It is also the story of Corky, the smart and spirited guide dog that taught him a better way of being in the world. Throughout childhood and into his late thirties, Kuusisto… Continue reading Embracing Blindness