Independent Lens

Online vs. Offline When You're Blind

Clip: Season 18 Episode 3 | 1m 58s

In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary Best and Most Beautiful Things, Michelle Smith, a precocious young woman who is legally blind, shows how communicating in online communities makes her feel more equal, but going out into the real world is a lot more stressful — as she demonstrates when having a panic attack when she briefly can't find her favorite backpack.

Aired: 01/02/17

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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