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A Lighthouse To Guide Soldiers
There comes a day when a shrapnel shell bursts above his head and the world goes black. He is borne to a hospital, and when at last consciousness returns -- pitiless consciousness! he learns that his eyes are gone, and perhaps an arm as well. The glory of combat is over for him. Gone, too, are all his life’s hopes. He is a helpless, worthless wretch....
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Title: A Lighthouse To Guide Soldiers
Creator: Walter A. Dyer (author)
Date: July 6, 1918
Format: Article
Publication: The Independent
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: pp.21, 38
Keywords: Advocacy; Assistive Technology; Blind; Braille; France; Lighthouse For The Blind; Sensory Disability; Service Organizations; Social Welfare & Communities; Soldiers; Veterans; Veterans & Military; War; Winifred Holt; WWI
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy