Now that Spitzer is stepping down as governor of New York, attention has turned to his replacement — Lt. Gov. David Paterson, who is legally blind. His perspectives on his own situation are well worth reading.
I'm close to more than a couple of people who are equally impaired, if not flat-out blind. All of them, in my experience, have been adamant about having a life that is as close to one that any of the "rest" of us have been living — and for the most part, they get it, although there are times when things break down. How they deal with those situations is, as they say, the other 90%.