The Blind Barber Of Kalamazoo

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Ivan Seeking
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..."Is there somebody there," he said when he met CBS News correspondent Steve Hartman

It's the first sign that Jim's eyesight ain't what it used to be.

Here's the second: Jim tells a customer, "I can't even see your ears."

Fact is, 64-year-old barber Jim Buist is legally blind. [continued with video]
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/02/01/assignment_america/main3781074.shtml

For those who cannot handle the sight of blood, you may want to refrain from viewing.
 

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It's good that he didn't give up because he went blind. How others feel about it...I wonder.
 
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No thanks kind sir! I'd rather like to keep my hair (and ears) styled properly.
 
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He must own his own shop. It's amazing how many employers and liscensing boards discriminate against the blind. A http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/5504805.html [Broken] to practice acupuncture because she's blind, in spite of the fact that she passed her national board exam.
 
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