Blinded at 47 - then came an unusual job offer

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Blinded at 47 - then came an unusual job offer

Blinded at 47 - then came an unusual job offer

  • TV-G
  • 2019
  • 8mins
Overnight Bernard Chew discovered what it was like to be blind. Then 47 he'd been a drama teacher triathlete national dragon boater - then his retinas came detached and his world went completely dark. Struggling at first with suicidal depression he fought to get back on his feet again. But what jobs could a blind person do? At the Singapore Association of the Visually Handicapped he discovered that the options were limited - to telemarketing and massage therapy - until one day a company called Firmenich approached with an unexpected job opportunity. Read the full story here.