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June 18, 1997 | JOHN CANALIS and MIMI KO CRUZ
Matt Cox, 24, will leave for Morocco later this month on a Peace Corps mission to work with blind children and young adults. Cox, a resident of Garden Grove, said he feels particularly suited for the three-year assignment because he has been blind since birth. "In Morocco it's considered shameful to be blind. The blind are often hidden away or ostracized," Cox said. "My major task will be to help blind students improve their mobility.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 18, 1997 | JOHN CANALIS and MIMI KO CRUZ
Matt Cox, 24, will leave for Morocco later this month on a Peace Corps mission to work with blind children and young adults. Cox, a resident of Garden Grove, said he feels particularly suited for the three-year assignment because he has been blind since birth. "In Morocco it's considered shameful to be blind. The blind are often hidden away or ostracized," Cox said. "My major task will be to help blind students improve their mobility.
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