Series 02: Anne Donnell diary, 29 December 1917 - 31 January 1919 - Page 120

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April 15 Monday
This afternoon there was a lecture given by Rev A.C. Carter. The Chaplin to the Institute of the Civilian blind and to our blinded Soldiers and Sailors at St Dunstans. He illustrated it with lantern slides. It was very interesting – to see the despair depicted on the solders faces when they realise that their sight is gone – and then contrast it to the cheerfulness after they start their life at St Dunstans. I thought I should come away fearfully depressed, but instead I felt uplifted.
They are taught almost everything and I am sure everything that a blind

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