November 8, 2013
New York Times
The New York Times Article Published: November 8, 2013
The dogs also do things a cane or any GPS device could not do. Cliff Aaron, a lawyer who works in Lower Manhattan and lost his sight late in life from a hereditary condition, said his first dog, Alto, kept him from getting hurt the first day they went to work.
“I have to cross Church Street and Broadway every day,” he said. “I’d been relying on my hearing or someone to help me. On my first day with him he stopped. I couldn’t figure it out. Then I felt this wind go right past my face. I knew right away it was a bike messenger who blew the light.”
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