5 Things To Never Say To A Blind Person

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I'm Molly, a typical sushi, makeup, and fashion loving millennial girl who just so happens to be blind! I was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa at just 4 years old and began public speaking at age 5. I started just doing motivational speaking, but now I make videos and even model! Even though I can’t see, I know that there are bright spots in everything we face. Let’s find them together. 💕

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As a blind women, I was once asked if I’m bi sexual because I can’t see the difference between men and women. I’m still recovering from that ignorant question

Edit: omg thank you all for such lovely supportive responses

Double edit: I still can’t believe I’m getting comments on this, thank you all!

Author — Eleanor Wait

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I looked over at her make-up table and was like huh...why doesn't she have a mirror?
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*facepalm*

Author — Livin4thelamb

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Molly: Gallup keep sleeping.
Gallup: I’m not in my harness you can’t tell me what to do, but since it’s a good idea I’m going to do it anyway.

Author — Wild_Lee Coyote

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Fish oil is not going to give me my sight back - 2019 Molly

Author — kateeyah 64

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PLEASE READ
Hi Molly, I have a question... Yesterday I saw a blind guy trying to cross a street and he didn't go in a straight line so he had a little trouble finding the end of the crosswalk to get on the sidewalk. I wanted to approach him and through your videos I know I could have offered him my elbow to grab, but I didn't know how to approach him without scaring him... Any tips for another similar situation?

PS: If anyone reading this comment doesn't mind I would really appreciate if you can give it a like so there are more probabilities of Molly seeing this. Thanks

Author — Lucía Frau

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OH. MY. GOD.
HOW can someone even think of saying that you are lucky you parents kept you!!!?!?!
That is absolutely unacceptable, and I’m so sorry someone told you that molly

Author — Annette Lampson

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As a Christian, I totally understand why number three would bother you!! You did a wonderful job explaining it!

Author — Ashley Marie ❤

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'can I pray for you?'

Me: I would really like to win the lottery

Author — Jules Reed

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I am a Christian and was raised as one. Yes I went through a particularly tough time in my life where I was sick. I looked sick, I felt sick, shoot, I probably walked sick. I had cancer. I can not tell you how offended I was on the inside every time some came up to me and asked if they could pray for me. for one, I don't know you and secondly thanks for reminding me how sick I look. Lastly if you really felt I needed prayer so badly then just do it, why even ask me? I don't know, if you ask me anyone who is asked "Can I pray for you" is just finding a reason to judge and feel they are better than someone else.

Author — Kat Bland

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me: *turns my volume up*
Molly: FISH OIL IS NOT GOING TO GIVE ME MY SIGHT BACK"
me: 😳😳

Author — kc_xo

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The prayer thing really bothers me too. It makes me feel awful tbh. (Not for vision loss but for other health issues.)

Author — Eve

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"So, no, I don't know your blind friend. But, also, still tell me their name because, um, I might know them" 😂

Author — Kathryn Ann Marie

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Most autistics feel that way to about not wanting to be “healed” because just because we are different it doesn’t mean we are suffering like someone with an eating disorder or chorionic pain

Author — Matt SB

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I have a hearing disability and can’t listen to audio books, would you ever consider publishing it as a physical copy?

Author — Monica Hatfield

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I know that trick too like Gallop. "Keep sleeping."

Author — Tiawia

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Sorta unrelated, but my friend and a blind person walked into each other recently (no one fell or anything as dramatic as that) and she immediately apologised "omg I'm so sorry I didn't see you!" and the blind guy just went "I didn't see you either" and I started laughing, but my friend was horrified 😂 She thought she'd insulted him. Anyway, I referred her to your channel so she could see there's really nothing she did wrong and learn some more things. Love your channel Molly, I think these kind of videos are great, but I especially love the balance on your channel between just doing fun things and talking about blindness x

Author — Farren

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Yh I am in the foster system and someone saying number 5 is one of the worst things you could say to a human being

Author — ballerina59 fass

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what if someone had no idea a person was adopted and said “you’re lucky your parents kept you”

Author — Sophie Markscheid

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"Do you know my blind friend?" Its basic the same as "Do you know my gay friend" osv osv.. I have heard that before..

Author — Helén

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“FiSh oiL Is NoT GOnNa giVe Me my SighT Back “ love that Molly! Thanks for all the likes!

Author — kenzie m.