Friday, March 14, 2008
How a Blind Man Will Lead a State
Tara Parker-Pope in her column on health discusses David Paterson's blindness: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/
In a few days, New York will have a new governor who also happens to be legally blind.
Lt. Gov. David A. Paterson (Mike Groll/Associated Press)
For people with sight, it’s hard to imagine how a person who is blind copes with day-to-day living, let alone the challenges of running a state. But over the years, in various interviews, Lt. Gov. David A. Paterson has given us glimpses into how he has managed his education and career in politics without sight....