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Eric Hylden / Forum News Service Bob Klade of Thief River Falls, Minn., learns Braille from Candy Lien at the North Dakota School for the Blind.

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GRAND FORKS — Bob Klade sat poised in front of a large book, fingers on the page, reciting what sounded like a word game.

“B-E-A,” said Klade, of Thief River Falls, Minn. “I bet it’s going to be a ‘D.’ Bead. Let’s back up and see where I’m at.”

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Jennifer Johnson
Jennifer Johnson is the K-12 education reporter for The Grand Forks Herald.  Contact her if you have any story ideas or tips and visit 
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