Celebrating Black History Month: Blind Woman Shares Her 2020 Vision

Carolyn Marshall Covington receives recognition as “Local Hero” for WRAL Television Black History Month celebration. Carolyn, who is blind, is a advocate for persons with disabilities. She is a Beauty Industry Leader, business professional and humanitarian, who in spite of a vision impairment knows exactly what she wants and what she is purposed to do. Helping others is her passion, especially for those who like her, need access to resources and an equal opportunity to live productive and fruitful lives.

WRAL, in celebration of Black History Month, recognized Carolyn  as an outstanding role model and local hero, who is making a difference in the lives of many.

Carolyn is a Beauty Industry Leader, business professional and humanitarian, who in spite of a vision impairment knows exactly what she is purposed to do. Her strength is in her story . . . a powerful compelling story.

Carolyn shared an inspirational story with the Governor Morehead School for the Blind during A WRAL News Segment:

NACI Story – Positive Attitude

There was a wonderful lady who had adopted two identical German Shepard dogs that sat in the front yard guarding the house. One day when I shook the gate to get her attention, the dogs stood up and I noticed one had four legs and the other only had three. I asked what were their names and she replied the one with four legs is Hagar a Biblical name and the one with three legs is Naci and his name is a message, “Can Naci do everything like Hagar?” She answered, “yes and somethings better.” I went inside and saw their name plaques on the wall above their food bowls. I kept spelling NACI NACI and then it flashed backward and revealed the message. NACI was I CAN spelled backwards. She said, my child, God has made us all Uniquely different Awesome, Amazing and more than Able