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WheelchairiStock-841169978Goggled, hobbled, isolated by headphones, I am guided forward. We finally reached the top step. The woman holding my elbow didn't have much to say. I was hungry for the sound of an unfiltered human voice, but I had to concentrate so hard on climbing the steps, as my sight was distorted by the goggles, that I probably wouldn't have heard much, anyway. Besides, these headphones were isolating.

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