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I’m Visually Impaired. I Don’t Want Things to Go Back to Normal.

This pandemic is forcing society to make changes that should’ve been implemented a long time ago

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This year has been full of surprises and changes for everyone because of the pandemic. Yet, as a visually impaired person, not all of these changes have been bad for me.




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Milagros Costabel

Milagros Costabel

Visually Impaired Freelance writer covering disability, politics and social issues. Words in HuffPost, Foreign Policy, ZORA and more.

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