It was a beautiful, sunny Florida day when she received the life-changing diagnosis that she was dreading. And she knew exactly what it meant. She had witnessed the slow, isolating journey as her mother, her only brother and her uncle became legally blind. Now, with the same condition, she knew all too well what lay ahead: no driving, no bird watching, no walking on the beach alone at sunrise. And the precious activity that was unthinkable to let go of - no reading her books.