Graduate Tales

Graduate Tales

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 β€œthe possible.” Many β€” simply by their actions and example β€” have inspired others.
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Graduating Class #389

Monday, July 13th, 2015

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Perfect Addition

Friday, June 19th, 2015

Families share stories about the difference a guide dog makes in their loved one’s life

For many of our students, stepping away from their day-to-day life for 28 days to train with a new guide dog and live on the Guide Dogs of America campus also means leaving behind loved ones during that time. Like the students, their loved ones are filled with anticipation of what life will hold for the new team when they return home. This is especially true of graduates and their family members who are experiencing, for the first time, the newfound freedom, independence, mobility and confidence that having a guide dog adds to the life of a blind person.
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Graduating Class #388

Friday, April 24th, 2015

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Graduating Class #387

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

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Graduating Class #385

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

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Graduating Class #384

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

Class #384 graduated on July 13, 2014!
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Graduating Class #383

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Class #383 graduated on April 13, 2014!
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Graduating Class #382

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Class #382 graduated on January 26, 2014!
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