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Six MIT student volunteer stand together in front of the Grousbeck Center.
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The impact of volunteers at Perkins

Mila, a young female student, dances in front of a crowd of Perkins staff in the atrium of the Prudential Center Mall that is adorned by huge golden ornaments with the blue lights of the Prudential Center tower glowing through the windowed ceiling
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The changemakers of Perkins

A student with CVI learns to spell "Mom" using an accessible touchscreen display
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Understanding CVI: What it is & and why it’s an enormous crisis

Aditya, 12, learned to communicate his needs with help from Perkins India team members.
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In India, 1 million children need education

Lindy Pabian was still going strong at mile 19 of the Boston Marathon. Pabian and teammate Jennifer Brallier raised more than $15,000 to support Perkins programs for children and young adults who are blind, deafblind or visually impaired.
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A winning effort at the Boston Marathon

Lucinda Hickey has a 3-year-old daughter with cortical visual impairment who receives services from Perkins, so she was excited to “give back” by volunteering at the Taste of Perkins.
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Why I give back

Volunteer narrator Bart Morse in the recording studio where he recorded the 1,000th digital audio book for the Perkins Library. Photo Credit: Anna Miller.
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One thousand books and counting

A man wearing running clothes and a runners bib pinned to his shirt jogs alongside a crowd of other people
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A 26.2-mile ‘thank you’ to Perkins

Between the two of them, Jack and Jill Fox have narrated more than 2,000 talking books for the American Printing House for the Blind. Photo Credit: Anna Miller.
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The voice of experience

Volunteer narrator Marilyn Rea Beyer has read aloud novels, biographies, short stories and collections of poetry for the Perkins Library's audio book collection. Photo Credit: Anna Miller.
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One powerful voice

Support for the Perkins marathon team went a long way to inspiring runners to keep going. Credit: Anna Miller
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Perkins’ Boston Marathon team crosses the finish line

A blindfolded runner and sighted guide run together in the 2013 Blindfold Challenge in Boston.
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Five reasons why you should run a 5K race (blindfolded)