James Woodson
What gets James Woodson out of bed in the morning? Believe it or not, it’s his job. Not many people can say that. James is grateful to have a position that he loves and he strives every day to make the most of it. Born with some vision in his left eye, James became completely […]

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New Jersey Economic Development Authority
Bestwork Industries for the Blind was able to move into a larger facility in Cherry Hill thanks to a joint loan from TD Bank and the New Jersey Economic Development Authority When Bestwork looked to move to a bigger building in Cherry Hill, it turned to the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA)’s Small Business […]

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Ernest Oglesby
When Ernest Oglesby worked for Campbell Soup after graduating high school, he was hit in the eye while playing basketball. This triggered trips to various doctors, where it was discovered that Ernie was losing his sight. Although at times he felt like curling up in the corner, he was inspired by his mother and his […]

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Arlene Still
Using her neatly manicured hands as a guide, Denise Baylor expertly manipulated a piece of camouflage fabric through a sewing machine to make an eyelet. She made it seem easy. But it took years of training and practice for Baylor, who lost her sight in 1983, to perfect the technique. “I didn’t think I could […]

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