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Taking Hold - My Journey Into Blindness

Sally Hobart Alexander

Sally Hobart Alexander is a writer of considerable talent and resourcefulness. Taking Hold: My Journey Into Blindness is her powerful autobiography of tragic illness and spiritual triumph. At 24, Sally Hobart was a schoolteacher, engaged to be married, and living a happy, active life in southern California. Waking up one morning, she discovered that a gray cloud had descended upon everything around her. A trip to the opthamologist’s office revealed that she was suffering from a retinal hemorrhage. Several treatments later, her sight steadily deteriorating, Sally began to understand that soon she would be completely blind. With courage and conviction, Sally has struggled to overcome her visual impairment, and her story is one of great inspiration. With Suzanne Toren’s sensitive narration, Sally’s story overflows with emotion and determination.

Sally Hobart Alexander is a writer of considerable talent and resourcefulness. Taking Hold: My Journey Into Blindness is her powerful autobiography of tragic illness and spiritual triumph. At 24, Sally Hobart was a schoolteacher, engaged to be married, and living a happy, active life in southern California. Waking up one morning, she discovered that a gray cloud had descended upon everything around her. A trip to the opthamologist’s office revealed that she was suffering from a retinal hemorrhage. Several treatments later, her sight steadily deteriorating, Sally began to understand that soon she would be completely blind. With courage and conviction, Sally has struggled to overcome her visual impairment, and her story is one of great inspiration. With Suzanne Toren’s sensitive narration, Sally’s story overflows with emotion and determination.
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Sally Hobart Alexander is a writer of considerable talent and resourcefulness. Taking Hold: My Journey Into Blindness is her powerful autobiography of tragic illness and spiritual triumph. At 24, Sally Hobart was a schoolteacher, engaged to be married, and living a happy, active life in southern California. Waking up one morning, she discovered that a gray cloud had descended upon everything around her. A trip to the opthamologist’s office revealed that she was suffering from a retinal hemorrhage. Several treatments later, her sight steadily deteriorating, Sally began to understand that soon she would be completely blind. With courage and conviction, Sally has struggled to overcome her visual impairment, and her story is one of great inspiration. With Suzanne Toren’s sensitive narration, Sally’s story overflows with emotion and determination.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Suzanne Toren

Length:

3h 11m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

08:20


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

04:23


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

08:01


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

05:59


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:34


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

08:14


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:47


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

14:19


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

10:15


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

09:19


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

11:32


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

09:36


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

11:22


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

13:59


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

09:55


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

10:39


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

09:43


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

08:58


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

11:40


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

09:41


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

01:21