ISCC’s braille program helps bring Christmas concert to life

Reporter watches as Young works
Inmate Donald Young works as reporter George Prentice watches
By GEORGE PRENTICE, Boise Weekly

 

The essence of a good Christmas story is often a journey.
Consider Ebenezer Scrooge's life-changing odyssey down memory lane in A Christmas Carol, or the sojourn of Joseph and Mary to the tiny town of Bethlehem.
This Christmas tale also includes a journey, with stops at the Idaho Commission for the Blind and the Idaho State Correctional Center before the final destination:
Cathedral of the Rockies First United Methodist Church in the North End, where we hear some of the sweetest sounds in this or any other holiday season.
The cast of characters on this journey includes individuals usually found in a Charles Dickens novel: a blind woman, a man serving a life sentence for murder and an all-female choir.

 

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Story published: 12/21/2017
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