Age of Empathy
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Age of Empathy

I’m Blind. I’ll Always Win At Chicken

They never see just how good I am at it.

In my decade and a half of dealing with going through this world as a blind guy, there’s an interesting thing I’ve discovered.

People don’t really see those who can’t see.

It very well could just be my own, limited experiences with the phenomenon, but it seems most folks just don’t…



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Ira Robinson

Published author of over a dozen books and dozens of short stories, Digital painter, and streamer, and blind. Contact me at