Andrew Leland started losing his sight 20 years ago. He's now legally blind, although he still has a narrow field of vision, which allows him to see about 6% of what a fully-sighted person sees.
Thursday on Political Rewind: We take a break from political news to speak with longtime New York Times journalist Frank Bruni. He's served as White House correspondent, Rome bureau chief, restaurant critic and opinion writer. His new book, The Beauty of Dusk is about how his life was transformed by a stroke that left him permanently blind in one eye. It is a piercing look at how he gained a new understanding of how to face our own traumas and afflictions
Mastercard is distributing a new bank card next year that aims to help customers with vision impairments. The card has notches cut into the sides to help customers find the right card by touch alone.