Obama Hails Girls for Their App That Will Guide Visually Impaired

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Obama Hails Girls for Their App That Will Guide Visually Impaired

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Watch @BarackObama honor team of middle school girls who created app to help their blind friend http://bit.ly/1plyefU Thanks @GoodNewsNet
Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 10:00am

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A team of middle school girls had the moment of their lives when President Obama told the story of how they built an app to help their blind friend navigate his way through their school.

The team of Latina girls and their visually impaired classmate, Andres Salas, from tiny Los Fresnos, TX, presented their Hello Navi app to the President at the White House Science Fair on May 27th. Andres inspired the idea, but what makes the app really special is that it will soon be available for all visually impaired students — and free of charge.

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