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I Was a Seeing Eye Dog

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Audio: I Was A Seeing Eye Dog

I have said the following before. If you have heard it before look at it like this. I have told myself this story so many times and I continue to listen to myself.

My first job was a seeing eye dog, a dog trained be a blind person’s eyes. School was never a problem for me, learning wise. I skipped school a lot in the early grades. I was my father’s seeing eye dog. Continue reading I Was a Seeing Eye Dog

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When I Knew I Would Write

We lived on Orchard Road. I know that because I knew what an orchard was. I did not know why our road was called Orchard Road. I had not seen any orchards on Orchard Road so I had a bit of a problem associating orchards with Orchard Road. I did not even know that associating unlike and like was a mnemonic technique.

I had to have been five years of age because talk I heard around home having to do with me more and more had to do with school and me. So I did know the value of associating likes and likes. Continue reading When I Knew I Would Write