Educator with visual impairment is able to teach with guide dog's help

09/1/2009 | WAGT-TV (Augusta, Ga.)

Georgia high-school teacher Cassandra Gentry feared she would not be able to teach after a genetic eye disease cost her much of her sight. But Gentry says she can successfully continue teaching with the help of her guide dog, Bijou. "Now with Bijou, I can hold my head up and say hi to my students by name," she said. "I can [greet] them appropriately, and that's just wonderful to be able to deepen my relationship with my students."

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