First blind man to use a seeing-eye dog was a Tennessean

By Bill Carey

 

Here is the Morris Frank and Buddy trading card that TN History for Kids printed a few years ago

(TN State Library and Archives photo)When you see a blind person with a seeing-eye dog, remember that this practice started with a young man from Nashville.

When you see a blind person with a seeing-eye dog, remember that this practice started with a young man from Nashville.

In 1927, Morris Frank was a 20-year-old student at Vanderbilt University and unhappy about his dependency on others to get around. Frank’s father read him an article in the Saturday Evening Post by Dorothy Eustis, an American...



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