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‘The bond between us is indescribable’: Paralympic swimmer Sophie Soon on her relationship with her guide dog

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‘The bond between us is indescribable’: Paralympic swimmer Sophie Soon on her relationship with her guide dog

Quick Summary

The 25-year-old reflects on the highs and lows of dealing with visual impairment, and how her guide dog Orinda has become her eyes, helping her avoid obstacles when she’s out and about.

As told to CNA Women’s Sharon Salim.

In 2018, I called Guide Dogs Singapore and received approval to be on the waiting list to be paired with a guide dog.


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News Analysis

Category: Lifestyle Fashion Food

Topics: Guide Cone Orinda Dogs Cane Vision Using Obstacles Time Going I’m

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Fact Checked: Legitimate

Article Type: News Report

News Source URL: cnalifestyle.channelnewsasia.com

Readership Location: Singapore

Published Date: 2022-10-04, 07:15:00

News Timezone: GMT +8:00

Language: English

Original Article Length: 2216 words

Reading Duration: 13 minutes read

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News ID: 2821908

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