I first saw Rebecca Alexander on the Today show back in 2009, and I was intrigued by this young, peppy athlete, who was my same age and also losing her eyesight.
The idea of going progressively blind has always sent a nervous chill down my spine, if I’m being honest, yet I’ve always taken comfort in the capabilities of my other 4 senses, thankful that they help compensate for my failing eyes. So the idea of losing another sense, especially one as crucial as hearing, seems unimaginable to me. Yet this is the story Rebecca unravels in her memoir, Not Fade Away. Continue reading