Dan Bigley, who earned a master's degree in social work after losing his sight, is now the director of therapeutic foster care services at Denali Family Services in Anchorage and was awarded a 2008 Alaskan of the Year Award by the Governor’s Committee on Employment and Rehabilitation for People with Disabilities.

Debra McKinney is a freelance writer who was part of a team that won journalism’s highest honor, the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service, for the Anchorage Daily News. - (Globe Fearon Co)

Dan Bigley, who earned a master's degree in social work after losing his sight, is now the director of therapeutic foster care services at Denali Family Services in Anchorage and was awarded a 2008 Alaskan of the Year Award by the Governor’s Committee on Employment and Rehabilitation for People with Disabilities.

Debra McKinney is a freelance writer who was part of a team that won journalism’s highest honor, the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service, for the Anchorage Daily News. - (NBN)