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At 94, blind and deaf, John C. Washington is a true inspiration

John C. Washington, who worked for decades as a massage therapist, founded and edited one of the nation’s first magazines printed in Braille.


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.
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