The Story of Braille

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"We the blind are as indebted to Louis Braille as mankind is to Gutenberg," once said Helen Keller.

The Braille Story

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. Braille was born with sight, but lost it at age three. 00:16

  2. Earlier forms of braille made the mistake of creating symbols that were too large to be read quickly. 01:07

  3. In 1854 the French government officially recognized braille. 01:45

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