A college freshman arrives on campus with her loyal guide dog. Whispers from the trees lead her to question her purpose: will she be an advocate or a bystander?
Meghan McDonough is a journalist and filmmaker based in New York. Her work has appeared in NBC, The New Yorker, Quartz, FiveThirtyEight, Scientific American, and Atlas Obscura.
As research for our screenplay featuring a character who is blind with a guide dog, we interviewed Lorri Bernson, who works at Guide Dogs of America and has had four guide dogs of her own.