Fire Essay in Braille Wins Prize

Fire Essay in Braille Wins Prize

A blind boy writing the essay in Braille, the system of writing which is read by moving the fingers over raised surfaces, was awarded the gold medal presented by the Newark Safety Council for the best essay on fire prevention. The medal was awarded by Frederick Hodley, secretary of the American Insurance Company, in the presence of the school assembly at the Washington Street School, of which George Burke, the prize winner, was a student.

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