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Blind artist's vision is to give back


March 11, 2018

CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Artist Diane Krek started going blind more than 25 years ago.

But the Canonsburg woman has not let her visual impairment deter her from helping others through her artwork.

Krek, who worked as a graphic artist before she lost her sight, operates BLT Art for a Cause, and she donates a portion of profits from every print she sells to blind advocacy organizations and other groups.

Last year, she sold 52 prints, and since she launched BLT Art in 2016, Krek has donated to Foundation Fighting Blindness, Pennsylvania Council for the Blind and Lions Club's Leader Dogs for th...

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