(CBS) — They’ve been friends for years. Now, two grandmothers from Skokie are partners on a new children’s book, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
Michelle Friedman has been totally blind for more than 20 years. After she published her first book, “Close Your Eyes,” she began going into schools and libraries to teach children about disabilities.
“If our kids can learn to be more understanding and tolerant and compassionate and understand differences, rather than be afraid of differences, they can make all the difference in the world,” she said.