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Soul on Fire

Philip Norman, Sunday Times Magazine, 1972

STEVIE WONDER crosses the hotel lobby, resting on the elbows of two other people. That he is blind, has been blind from birth, is nonetheless difficult to comprehend; for Stevie smiles constantly, his face turns as if into fresh breezes, his glasses mirroring two worlds not dark but sunlit.

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