Echolocation: The Eighth Sense
One blind man taught himself
how to “see” with his ears—a sensory
skill anyone can learn.
It's a beautiful afternoon in the hills of Mission Viejo. A
light breeze provides relief from the high sun and cools my
already moist face. The sound of birds mixes with the breeze
rushing through the oaks. And as the sun warms their needles,
the pines give off their familiar scent.
“Is everyone ready?” Daniel Kish, our guide, asks.
“Remember to stay behind each other, but not too close.”
Megan O’Rourke, who is new at this, says: “This is kinda
scary. But fu...
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