Volume LVIII June 2020 No. 12
Published by the American Council of the Blind
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© 2020 American Council of the Blind
Eric Bridges, Executive Director
Sharon Lovering, Editor
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Table of Contents
- President’s Message: Summer Breezes and New Adventures, by Dan Spoone
- One Number, Two Mainstreams, Three Great Ways to Listen
- ACB – A Path to the Future, by Janet Dickelman
- Conventions and Conventions, by Paul Edwards
- Continuing Education – A Path to the Future, by Carla Ruschival
- Walking up a Storm Virtual Style, by Donna Brown
- Stay at Home and Bid on Items in the ACB Easy Chair Auction
- MMS Is Going Virtual!, by Kathy Brockman
- Mini Mall Headlines, by Carla Ruschival
- Affiliate and Committee News
- Wine and Song, by Peter Altschul
- Readers’ Memories of Lynn Hedl
- Book Review: Fairbairn’s ‘When You Can’t Believe Your Eyes: Vision Loss and Personal Recovery’ – The Title Says It All!, by Kate Crohan
- Performing Marriage Ceremonies, by Charles Nabarrete
- Backyard Wedding, by Peter Altschul
- Here and There, edited by Cynthia Hawkins
- High Tech Swap Shop
- ACB Officers, ACB Board of Directors, ACB Board of Publications
- Accessing Your ACB Braille and E-Forums
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