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Abstract Details for My Heart Is Not Blind: Voices of Older Blind, Michael Nye

My Heart Is Not Blind: Voices of Older Blind offered compelling accounts of survival, adaptation, and heightened perspective. Through the gift of images and presence, each eloquent voice drew us into deeper understanding. Michael Nye practiced law for ten years before pursuing photography full time. He has received a Mid-America National Endowment for the Arts grant in photography and two Kronkosky Charitable Foundation grants. He has participated in two Arts America tours in the Middle East and Asia. His documentaries, photography, and audio exhibitions (Children of Children, Stories of Teenage Pregnancy, Fine Line: Mental Health/Mental Illness and About Hunger & Resilience) have traveled to more than 150 cities across the country and continue to travel. My Heart Is Not Blind: Voices of Older Blind is published by Trinity University Press. It is also an audio and photography exhibition that is traveling across the country. Nye was awarded the Dr. Jacob Bolotin Award from the National Federation of the Blind – 2019. Nye lives in downtown San Antonio and is married to poet Naomi Shihab Nye. Website: michaelnye.org/my-heart-is-not-blind/