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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

MAX and MARC ASHTON – Raising a blind child

Max Ashton, Marc Ashton, Foundation for Blind Children, Phoenix, raising a blind childWhen the phone call came saying Baby Max was blind, the one positive piece of news was a recommendation to contact the Foundation for Blind Children in Phoenix.

Eighteen years later, Marc Ashton directs the foundation. Max, 18, a 2014 graduate of Brophy College Preparatory, studies at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.

Max and Marc talk about their hike up Mt. Kilimanjaro, ways Max copes in the classroom—and the difference between protecting a child and “letting him fly.”

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