Kudos from a Client to Crane Volunteers

From an email sent by a staff member at the Crane Library at UBC:

One of the clients you have been narrating for throughout the summer wanted to convey a message to the volunteers. I wrote it down as she spoke, so here goes:

“I am so grateful to the volunteers. It really means so much to me to have these books read. I cried getting to listen to this text* and I will play it until the day I die.”

The client, who is no longer sighted, said it was a great treasure to have access to books she had read in the past.

*I Am That

note: both Crane and the client kindly gave their permission for the text above to appear in this post

I Am That -- Cover


Narrating I Am That at Crane was a wonderful opportunity shared with other volunteers. I had been meaning to take a look at this book for ages. It is perfect. I had no idea. Reading it makes you feel that the search for the right words is over. The rest is beyond words.


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