Graduate Tales

Graduate Tales

Graduating Class #395

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

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Graduating Class #394

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

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Next Goal, Guide Dog!

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Having A Guide Dog Is Something Special For These Three 20-Something Graduates

Being blind was never an obstacle to achieving their goals for recent GDA graduates Adam Ohnstad, Rebecca Mendez and Constantine Greanias. All three were college graduates before they had their guide dogs and already pursuing paths to reach their professional goals and fuel their personal passions. Even though these young adults were independent in many ways, they all knew that having a guide dog would give them greater independence and so much more.
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Graduating Class #393

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

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Graduating Class #392

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

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You’re Never Too Old

Monday, January 4th, 2016

GDA’s ‘No Upper-Age Limit’ Policy Keeps These Three Graduates Going and Going and Going

When Guide Dogs of America was founded more than 65 years ago, one of the founding principles was that no one would be denied a guide dog from the school based on his or her age. Joseph Jones, with the help of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM&AW), founded our school and established the policy because he had been denied a guide dog from other schools due to the fact that he was “too old.” Jones was only 57.
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Graduating Class #391

Monday, December 14th, 2015

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Graduating Class #390

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

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GDA Graduates Show Others The Way

Monday, September 14th, 2015

From advocating to educating: three graduates who open doors and open minds

Students arrive at Guide Dogs of America and spend 28 days in class learning to work and live with a guide dog. All of our graduates leave GDA as ambassadors of what can be achieved with the assistance and companionship of a guide dog, returning home empowered to pursue a life filled with “the possible.” Many — simply by their actions and example — have inspired others.
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Graduating Class #389

Monday, July 13th, 2015

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