Stories

Watch short video clips or read full stories of Be My Eyes users telling about personal experiences with Be My Eyes.
Text reading: "Books for visually impaired readers" over NLS logo. Two people hugging on the right.
Story
November 10, 2022

NLS: A world of reading at your fingertips

National Library Service
blind
Penny standing with one of her students. They are both wearing checkered shirts and light blue bottoms.
Story
June 28, 2022

The Night Roamer Initiating New Volunteers

Penny
blind
Jose taking a selfie in front of a blossoming cherry tree.
Story
April 6, 2022

A Spanish and English Teacher in Japan

Jose
volunteer
Tekesha smiling to camera wearing a coral strappy top, big hoop earrings and a chunky necklace.
Story
January 25, 2022

Like Having a Helper in Your Pocket

Tekesha
blind
Tucker smiling to the camera wearing a grey t-shirt, a black beanie and black glasses.
Story
December 7, 2021

From Paralympic Swimmer to Accessibility Trailblazer in the Corporate World

Tucker
low vision
Milos standing at a harbor front with two large ships behind him.
Story
April 27, 2021

Researcher, PhD Student and Be My Eyes User

Miloš
blind
Doug looking at the camera. He's wearing a white and light blue checkered shirt.
Story
April 15, 2021

A Be My Eyes Volunteer is Going to the Oscars

Doug
volunteer
Headshot of Sashia looking up at the camera. She's wearing a graphic tee and a black leather jacket.
Story
April 13, 2021

When Two Podcasters Meet

Sashia
volunteer
Photo of Sarai smiling to the camera. She's wearing a black blouse and big gold earrings in the shape of abstract faces.
Story
March 30, 2021

How to Keep Busy During the Pandemic

Sarai
volunteer
John smiling to the camera, sitting in his office chair in front of his computer.
Story
March 16, 2021

Coping with Lockdown

John
blind
Derek, wearing a navy shirt, smiling to the camera.
Story
March 2, 2021

Physiotherapist, Entrepreneur and Be My Eyes Volunteer

Derek
volunteer
Parham sitting on a concrete wall holding his arms out with mountains in the background. He's wearing a white blazer jacket, a grey patterned shirt and black jeans.
Story
February 16, 2021

Getting Settled in a New Country with Be My Eyes

Parham
blind
Coie smiles to the camera. She's standing in front of a bookshelf.
Story
February 2, 2021

Serving the Home City from Abroad

Coie
volunteer
Profile photo of Aspen
Story
January 5, 2021

The Crafty Giver

Aspen
blind
Lynn smiling to the camera with a beach in the background.
Story
December 22, 2020

A Flexible Volunteer Opportunity Abroad

Lynn
volunteer

Community Stories

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