Mixed messages to the blind
Here’s an interesting juxtaposition of news relating to our nation’s money and the blind.
First, in July 2006, Congress authorized the U.S. Mint to produce a silver dollar commemorating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Louis Braille, creator of the alphabet for the blind.
Then, in December 2006 a judge ruled that, “American money represents an unfair impediment to the blind, and the Treasury Department must come up with new currency to help the visually impaired use cash.”
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