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 Girls Write Now mentor and multimedia journalist. When she's not down a reporting rabbit hole or in an editing flow, she is usually outside exploring, and likely dogspotting.
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.