Open Spaces
3:32 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

Wyoming Stories: Learning to see at age 38

Pat Logan and Dave Stratton
Credit StoryCorps

We’re going to hear now from a woman who was blind for the first 38 years of her life. At that point, a doctor told her he could make her see. After four surgeries, she finally gained her vision.

The woman’s name is Pat Logan, and we’ll hear a conversation she had with Dave Stratton, the chaplain for the Program for All Inclusive Care for the Elderly, in Cheyenne. The interview was recorded as part of StoryCorps, a project that records conversations between loved ones.

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6:33 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Shoshoni resident sues for excessive use of force by police officers

Police issue X26 TASER
Credit Junglecat / Creative Commons

A legally blind man from Shoshoni says two local police officers used excessive force on him when they came to his home to investigate complaints about his cats.

L.J. Faith has filed a Federal lawsuit against Police Chief Andy Rodriguez and Officer G. Cruche. The officers Tasered and arrested Faith after he used strong language telling them to leave his property.

Faith’s lawyer, Charles Pelkey, says the officers arrested Faith without probable cause.

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