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Louis' Life

An illustration of the school for the blind that Louis Braille attended.

Many excellent websites tell the story of Louis's life.
Google "Louis Braille" and you'll easily find them.


For a hardcover illustrated biography of Braille's life with over 100 archival images from France, see Louis Braille: A Touch of Genius,
our landmark biography and winner Best of Category New England Book Show 2007.

Also check out the Louis Braille Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit.

Image above: The Institute in Paris where Louis was a student and teacher, courtesy Maison Natale de Louis Braille, France

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