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Public challenged to lose sight for charity walk

Mon, 10 Aug 2015


People are being challenged to think about how easily they would be able to get around the Island if they were to lose their sight.

The Manx Blind Welfare Society will mark Vision Awareness Week next month - as part of that it's holding the "Walk My Way" event on September 20th.

The blindfolded guided walk along Douglas Promenade will help people to experience what it's like to walk with obstructed vision and how to help others do the same.

Debbie Thompson is from the charity - she says it's important to break some myths around vision problems which currently affect over 600 people here to varying degrees: 

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