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Make Life Accessible

1 Post authored by: abug
Short history: Blind people have used canes as mobility tools for centuries, but it was not until after World War I that the white cane was introduced.   In 1921 James Biggs, a photographer from Bristol who became blind after an accident and was uncomfortable with the amount of traffic around his home, painted his walking stick white to be more easily visible.   In 1931 in France, Guilly d'Herbemont launched a national white stick movement for blind people. On February 7, 1931, Gu ...