Now I See You: A Memoir

Now I See You: A Memoir

Nicole C. Kear


At nineteen years outdated, Nicole C. Kear's greatest difficulty is selecting a major--until she walks right into a doctor's place of work in midtown new york and will get a life-changing analysis. She goes blind, courtesy of a watch disorder known as retinitis pigmentosa, and has just a decade or so prior to lighting fixtures Out. rather than making arrangements because the medical professional indicates, Kear makes a decision to carpe diem and utilize the imaginative and prescient she has left. She joins circus college, tears via boyfriends, travels the realm, and during a majority of these hi-jinks, she retains her imaginative and prescient loss a secret.

When Kear turns into a mom, quite a few years shy of her vision's expiration date, she amends her carpe diem approach, giving up recklessness so that it will appreciate each second together with her teenagers. Her mystery, although, is more durable to give up - and as her imaginative and prescient deteriorates, more durable to maintain hidden. As her global grows blurred, something turns into transparent: regardless of how not easy she fights, she will not win the conflict opposed to blindness. but when she comes fresh along with her mystery, and is derived to phrases with the loss, she will be able to nonetheless win her chuffed finishing.

Told with humor and irreverence, Now I See You is an uplifting tale approximately refusing to cower at life's curveballs, in regards to the energy of affection to overcome worry. yet, at its middle, it is a tale approximately reputation: dealing with the truths that simply will not depart, and dealing with your self, damaged elements and all.

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