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Description

Rita Harris was born in Good Hope, Georgia. She worked in the school system assisting children with disabilities before she became visually impaired due to retinitis pigmentosa. Harris describes adjusting to life as a visually impaired person. A self-professed "adrenaline junkie", she has travelled extensively and gone bungee jumping and ziplining. Harris also talks about starting a support group, Living Life Team, for people who are visually impaired or blind.

Date

2018-07-12

Identifier

RBRL451GLASS-003

Coverage

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Location

Madison, Georgia

Duration

28 minutes



Citation

Rita Harris and Stephanie Irvin, “Interview with Rita Harris, July 12, 2018,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed September 25, 2020, http://russelllibraryoralhistory.org/RBRL451GLASS/RBRL451GLASS-003.