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Jacques Lusseyran

Jacques Lusseyran was born in France and came of age during the German occupation. Known as “the blind hero of the French Resistance,” he died in 1971.

— From February 1999
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

And There Was Light

I felt indescribable relief and a happiness so great it almost made me laugh. Confidence and gratitude came as if a prayer had been answered. I found light and joy at the same moment, and I can say without hesitation that from that time on light and joy have never been separate in my experience. I have had them or lost them together.

February 1999
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