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Hill devotes life to helping fellow blind community
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Leader photo by RAY PATTERSON- Arlene Hill, with the Louisiana Center for the Blind, teaches Dan Parker, who recently became blind, how to travel using a cane.

Imagine walking up and down the rugged concrete sidewalks that blanket downtown Ruston.

Imagine the sounds of the seemingly endless construction obliterating any chance of enjoying the whispers of a Louisiana summer breeze.

Step by step, air-conditioning becomes an almost antiquated and fleeting memory. Imagine being taught to do this with a blindfold.

Arlene Hill doesn’t teach people to find their way around town. She teaches them to find their way. Hill is a cane travel instructor at the Lousiana Center for the Blind.

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