One of the essays published in Vol. 3, Issue 11 & 12 is written by Belo Cipriani, who is blind. Because of the limitations of his “reading” software, he can’t fully appreciate the full PDF. So to present him a version that he can “read,” we’re posting his essay here.
Night-Light by Belo Cipriani
One of the first phobias I recall developing was fear of the dark. I would often try to bargain with my parents to let me keep my bedroom light on. Initially, my family was okay with it and would just turn off the lights once I was asleep. However, by the time I was in the first grade, they wanted to break the habit.