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_year = 1809
_story = Born January 4th at Coupvary near Paris in France.
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image = louis_braille/louis.png
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_year = 1812
_story = Louis Braille injured his left eye with a stitching awl from his fathers workshop.
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_year = 1812
_story = At the age of three Louis became blind due to sympathetic ophthalmia.
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_year = 1819
_story = At the age of 10 he was sent to Paris to study at the Royal Institute for Blind Youth.
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_year = 1820
_story = He began to impress his classmates and began to play piano and the organ.
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_year = 1821
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_story = Charles Barbier, a french soldier visited school and shared invention of night writing ,a code of 12 raised dots to share information on battlefield.
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_year = 1824
_story = Louis trimmed Barbier's 12 dots into 6 and invented Braille.
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_year = 1828
_story = He became a professor after graduating and secretly taught his method.
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_year = 1837
_story = He revised and extended braille to include mathematics, symbols, punctuations and music notations.
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_year = 1852
_story = He died of tuberculosis.He is burried in the Pantheon in Paris.A monument is erected to honor him.
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_year = After his Death
_story = Braille got accepted as a world wide standard.Louis proved if you have motivation you can do incredible things.
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