The Daily Eastern News

‘It doesn’t mean that life is over:’ Professor talks living with blindness

Martin Hardeman, a history professor, holds a plaque he received as a gift over winter break. The plaque says, “Quotes found on the internet are not always accurate- Abraham Lincoln.” He said he thought it fit perfectly in his office, and students can learn a lot from it.

Logan Raschke, News Editor

January 9, 2019

Professor of history Martin Hardeman has been teaching at Eastern since 1992, and he is completely blind. Hardeman is a friendly face in Eastern’s history department, and he is not afraid to discuss his disability or poke fun at it. He said he was born with glaucoma, which is an eye disease that ...

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