A blind man in Korea tries to make his voice heard.
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|There are about 200,000 blind people in South Korea. Most live a life of isolation and poverty. But they do have a “lock” on one job. Since 1913 only the blind have been legally permitted to work as massage therapists in South Korea. Last year, the nation’s Supreme Court struck down that law opening the industry to anyone. After three months of protests by thousands of blind people, the court reversed its ruling. Jason Strother reports from Seoul. |
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Korea's blind people fight for their jobs: