In the news: Blind student has a strong ear for audio

March 19, 2012 - 1:30am

Tshepo Raditladi turns adversity into an advantage at program

By Chris Koehn

Nanaimo Daily News

Monday, March 19, 2012

Tshepo Raditladi left Botswana in 2010 to study digital media at Vancouver Island University in Nanaimo.

Like most of the program's visually inclined students he wants to inspire people through his works, but for Raditladi it won't be easy.

As a teenager, meningitis robbed him of his sight.

Raditladi has encountered adversity in pursuit of his dream, but has also found a means to shine.

His disability has opened doors and he's making the best of his finely tuned hearing to change the way we think about sound and blind people.

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