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When Blind Eyes Pierce the Darkness: A Mother's Insights

by Peter A. Angeles

With courage and determination, a young Greek girl journeyed to America to carve out a new life. Not long after her arrival, Kalliope married - only to have her dreams and aspirations ravaged by a disease that took her sight. Yet Kalliope faced life head-on and lived it to the fullest. Now eighty-four, Kalliope's thoughts, fears, hopes and dreams have been recorded by her son, Peter, in hopes that her keen insights will add to our understanding of life's choices and challenges.

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