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Blinded Soldiers Find New Hope
We have engaged the best fencing teacher in Paris to re-educate our blind heroes. This “Maitre d’Armes” Monsieur X., dressed in uniform, decorated with gorgeous orders bestowed on him by sovereigns, has undertaken our classes in fencing. I introduced him to some of our blind officers....
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Title: Blinded Soldiers Find New Hope
Creator: Winifred Holt (author)
Date: June 25, 1916
Format: Article
Publication: The New York Times
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: p.7
Keywords: Advocacy; Blind; Charity; France; Fundraising; Lighthouse For The Blind; Paris, France; Sensory Disability; Service Organizations; Social Welfare & Communities; Veterans; Veterans & Military; War; Winifred Holt; WWI
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy