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Page 37 mid-day timepass, sunday, july 10, 2016, mumbai, web: www.mid-day.com, twitter @mid_day, YOU & EYE – A WEEKLY HUMOUR SERIES THAT DEMYSTIFIES BLINDNESS, CURATED BY XRCVC.ORG Image description: A cartoon strip with 8 frames… Frame 1: (The visually impaired man – BG – sitting on a chair while his friend – Tippy – stands to his left as they speak) BG: Hey… Tippy… Have I told you about the time I went on a blind date? Tippy: No B.G.! Was she blind too? Frame 2: (Both continue talking) BG: No… but she knew I was! Tippy: How did you two meet? Frame 3: (A close-up of both persons as they continue talking) BG: On a… dating site! Tippy: And then? Frame 4: (Both continue talking) BG: We carried on for a while until she took me home to meet her folks. We broke off soon after! Tippy: Why? Frame 5: (BG continues talking while Tippy touches her right hand to her chin in surprise) BG: The minute I sat down, there was a power failure and their house went totally dark! Tippy: Oh! Frame 6: (Both frown as they continue talking) BG: Her parents took it as a bad omen and told me never to 'see' their daughter again! Tippy: What? Frame 7: (Both smile as they continue talking) BG: I told them that to this day I had never actually laid my 'eyes' on their daughter! Tippy: You… didn't! Frame 8: (A close-up of BG blushing as he thinks…) Can't remember now if I ever laid my hands on her! (Signed Ponnappa, in Frame 8)
 

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