John Washington, 94, born deaf and blind, and abandoned as an infant worked for many years as a masseur at the Durham YMCA. Washington laughs as he recounted special moments from his life during an interview at the retirement home in northern Durham County where he lives Wednesday, April 22, 2015.
John Washington, 94, born deaf and blind, and abandoned as an infant worked for many years as a masseur at the Durham YMCA. Washington laughs as he recounted special moments from his life during an interview at the retirement home in northern Durham County where he lives Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com
John Washington, 94, born deaf and blind, and abandoned as an infant worked for many years as a masseur at the Durham YMCA. Washington laughs as he recounted special moments from his life during an interview at the retirement home in northern Durham County where he lives Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com

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