“You don’t need to see to take photographs. My eyes are in my heart.”
Joao Maia, 41, a former postman from Sao Paulo, lost his sight at the age of 28 due to an infection and was left unable to see anything more than vague shapes and colours.
He developed a keen interest in photography while learning to use his cane, and now takes photos of a similar standard to those captured by a sighted professional.
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Another inspirational story out of Rio and a reminder “Never Give Up!”