Molly Burke on what it's like to go blind

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  • Published on Oct 17, 2018
  • USclipr and motivational speaker Molly Burke lost her vision at a young age after being diagnosed with a rare genetic eye disease-retinitis pigmentosa. Her blindness became a catalyst for creatively connecting with others online. Through her USclip channel, she encourages viewers to see the "bright spots" of life. Watch her tell a story about overcoming loneliness through her first guide dog, Gypsy. “Unfiltered” is a video series of from The Lily and the Washington Post that asks UScliprs to share a story their followers haven’t heard before.
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Comments • 46

  • usrafieckx9
    usrafieckx9 2 months ago

    Is this really Washington post?

  • Elise Carpenter
    Elise Carpenter 7 months ago +1

    Yay Molly!!

  • Yana S
    Yana S 7 months ago +1

    Where's the busy bee squad?

  • Mia
    Mia 7 months ago +4

    Molly is a rockstar.

  • Alexxx
    Alexxx 8 months ago +2

    Love Molly so much 💖💖💖💖

  • Thandie Gomonda
    Thandie Gomonda 9 months ago +1

    It’s hart to believe she’s blind💘

  • Shala Carter
    Shala Carter 10 months ago +2

    Hi Molly! How am I just now finding this video? You did great!

  • Sofía Vélez
    Sofía Vélez 11 months ago +4

    Molly's such an inspiration

  • Lizzy Louise
    Lizzy Louise 11 months ago +1

    We love you molly!!

  • Rich Guy
    Rich Guy Year ago +7

    Man thanks for this, it make me appreciate life more

  • Lex Heckle
    Lex Heckle Year ago +19

    I’m not crying, you’re crying.😭

  • Amity Ollson
    Amity Ollson Year ago +4

    Where can I find the full episode

    • awesomecassiejean
      awesomecassiejean 10 months ago +1

      @bookXbat Yes I'm subscribed and really enjoy her channel! But thank you, appreciate it :)

    • bookXbat
      bookXbat 10 months ago +2

      @awesomecassiejean she has a USclip channel though if you wanted to learn more about her. Its has a mix of the regular fun youtuber stuff and education about what it's like being blind and how she does certain things as well as her own personal stories.

    • awesomecassiejean
      awesomecassiejean Year ago

      I had the same thought. I enjoyed the video, but the title (and esp the thumbnail quote) were misleading :/

    • Study with Bree!
      Study with Bree! Year ago +1

      This is it? Her you tube chanel is molly burke

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    *I love molly!!! ♡*

  • Lilly Melrose
    Lilly Melrose Year ago +38

    You probably won’t ever see this but if you do you are amazing. My dad Lawrence Gunther who you may know is fully blind and has gotten all of his guide dogs at Mira foundation as well. He has hade 8 dogs and each one of them has tough him a different lesson.His most recent guide dog, Moby just passed away and my dad explains the feeling as loosing your eyes and your best friend at the same time. Me and my family are having a hard time getting threw the voide in the house but I can’t imagine how hard the situation is for him. I was so excited when I was watching your videos and saw Gallops Mira harness I told my dad about you and he was like “ oh ya I know Molly I was just on the phone with her dad” I thought that was pretty damn cool. If you read this comment all the way threw thanks for listening to the story you are a truly inspiring person and I hope you never lose your sparkle. 😘😘💗

    • The dog Plague
      The dog Plague Month ago

      Lilly Melrose thx

    • Lilly Melrose
      Lilly Melrose 10 months ago

      Shala Carter ya it’s cause they work together my dad met Molly a bunch of times when she was living in Toronto where my dad was living at the time🥰

    • Shala Carter
      Shala Carter 10 months ago

      I am so sorry for your Dad; but how cool is it that he is friends with Molly's Dad?

  • Blockay
    Blockay Year ago +23

    Made me cry. So sweet. Love u molly.

  • lissa leggs
    lissa leggs Year ago +8

    So brave.. Amazing young woman.

  • Molly Burke
    Molly Burke Year ago +304

    Thanks for inviting me to do this, I really enjoyed it!

  • Otto Bug
    Otto Bug Year ago

    why did i cry lol

  • Smig
    Smig Year ago +13

    Wow. It's really weird when your subscriptions cross over in random ways. I've been subscribed to her channel for quite some time. I found her through another blind youtuber, Tommy Edison, who is absolutely hilarious. Give them a sub, they're awesome people ;)

  • Panna K.
    Panna K. Year ago +19

    Molly is an angel and she is so inspiring❤️ made my day

  • Sherry Dee
    Sherry Dee Year ago +53

    "From the darkness...comes the light!". A favorite saying that I also use to get through each moment of the day!

  • Ramses Vasquez
    Ramses Vasquez Year ago +4

    Boy oh boy..!!!!! Talk about uplifting.....you made my day today as well?!!! Thank You so very much :D

  • Lima Tango
    Lima Tango Year ago +97

    You can just hear the pain in her voice about her first guide dog😥

  • C J
    C J Year ago +32

    I love the direction the Washington Post is going with it's USclip channel. I get breaking news from a credible source, and some very intriguing, and refreshing new content pieces. Very cool.

  • nedkelly60
    nedkelly60 Year ago +31

    You've cheered me up today, what a heartening story, thank you.

    • Roblynmaz
      Roblynmaz Year ago +2

      nedkelly60 if you don’t already, follow Molly, she has that effect on people.