August 23, 2014

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 10/4/2013

"Imagine you have a 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle. Well, I only have 100 pieces left and they're all over the place."

-- Deni Elliott

Deni Elliott, 59, is an author, ethicist and chairwoman of the journalism department at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. She has published eight books and more than 190 academic articles and speaks at conferences all over the country.

For half her life, she has been losing her sight.

You wouldn't know it to look at her. Her gray-green eyes are clear and wide. She is good at visually tracking voices, seems to see whoever is speaking.

She never says she's blind. When people ask about her vision, she says simply, "I don't see well."

Read more at the Tampa Bay Times.

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