Raising money for my eSight!

I have suffered from a genetic mutation in the form of “Optic Nerve Hypoplasia” so far for 19 years of my life. The limitations this brings with it, the list could go on and on. I have tried so hard to stay positive through and through but it was all broken down time and time again. I have taken many steps and so many have helped me get used to my vision and I would say that I have become very adapted to it and it was something I knew I had to live with so I had to make the best of it. First, when I turned 16 I was told THEN that I was never able to operate a vehicle and that going out on my own or crossing streets could be dangerous for my life.  Second, my love for Animals grew over time and I wanted SO badly to join a Veterinarians office to further my learning experience and save lives. I was told I could also not perform that task. Having to rely on someone else for the rest of my life being as independant as I am it was a very hard thought to process. I have a wonderful family I can really count on, but I am an adult, and they have lives too. I’ve felt like a burden my entire life. Making my family uncomfortable fighting for my right to go to public places on my own or going on walks had stirred so much tension between us I just gave up. I turned to Video Games to pass the time sitting indoors unable to explore but even then my performance is stunted. I have sobbed countless nights feeling useless and how getting a job for me is nearly impossible I almost want to lose hope! I was bullied and lonely throughout school because kids assumed I had something mentally wrong with me or that I was one of the mean “weird” kids for not being able to see them wave at me from down the hall. But I still smile every day and that is important to do for anybody in my situation and I know someone else has it worse. This isn’t a sob story, this is what we go through and it’s something that needs to be spread around. We DO need extra help, but we’re still human. We still want to live normal lives too! My life has been an emotional rollercoaster thus far until recently hearing of these magnificent glasses that could change my life entirely, but when I found out the price I kind of shook that thought out of my head that i’d ever be able to own them. I could go back to school and become what I have always wanted and even be able to pursue my independance and drive myself to the grocery store or to places I have desired to go many many times before. So here I am months later attempting to raise this money and ANYTHING even a prayer or a “good luck” works for me at this point because although i’m starting this out without much confidence because this isn’t really what I’ve wanted to do about this, I have no other choice. Thank you for taking the time to read a little bit about myself and my story, and anything donated helps EXTREMELY.
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    • $20 
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    • $80 
    • 45 mos
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    • $25 
    • 45 mos
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    • $300 
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    • $100 
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Alexis Rayne Louderback 
Dayton, OH
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