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Dining in the Dark to Raise Vision Awareness

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John Bramblitt & Echo John Bramblitt & Echo

It's likely you've never thought about what it might be like to sit down at the dinner table and eat in complete darkness.

Several people who are used to seeing what's in front of them enjoyed dinner Thursday night at Dining in the Dark.

They had plenty of challenges as well: pick a $5 bill from a $1 bill, find Roanoke on a printed map, and, of course, enjoy their dinner.

This is the second time Voice of the Blue Ridge held the event at Carlos in Southwest Roanoke to raise awareness of the blind and those with low vision.

They also had a special guest on hand, John Bramblitt, an author and artist whose work has been seen around the world.

Bramblitt, and his dog Echo, will be at the Taubman on Saturday, painting to classical music.