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Visually impaired boys playing with a toy barn set
January 4, 2021

Toys and Touch

In this picture from the September 1949 issue, visually impaired boys at the Minnesota Braille and Sight Saving School arrange a toy farm in an exercise to improve their sense of touch.
Photograph by B. Anthony Stewart and Jack E. Fletcher, Nat Geo Image Collection

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