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Dec 17, 2023

""Light is within us, even if we have no eyes. Without my eyes, light was much more stable than it had been with them."" --Jacques Lusseyran

Jacques Lusseryn: I Loved in a Stream of Light

French author and political activist Jacques Lusseyran (1924-1971) was blinded at the age of 7. In 1941, at the age of 17, he became a leader in the French resistance against Nazi Germany's occupation of France. Eventually, he was sent to Buchenwald concentration camp because of his involvement in the resistance. He was one of 30 out of 2000 inmates in his group to survive. Later, he wrote about his life experiences, including his time during the war. This stirring 16-minute audio selection is taken from both his autobiography, And There Was Light, and his book, Against the Pollution of the I.

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