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14-year-old entrepreneur speaks on successes with Braille printing

Shubham Banerjee

By Michelle Kaufman (original source Ball State Daily)

“As a 12-year-old, Shubham Banerjee received a flier seeking donations for the blind.

He began thinking, and asked his parents how blind people read. “Google it,” they told him.

Banerjee did, and learned about Braille and the high cost of Braille printers.

So he built his own Braille printer — out of legos.

He’s now planning to start selling his product, now made with other materials, by the end of the year. He hopes to reduce the number of people who are illiterate in Braille and who don’t have a Braille printer.”

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