Archie Silago is a member of the Navajo Nation. Archie was born in 1951 at Crownpoint, New Mexico. At 17, a detached retina left him blind in his right eye; five years later he suffered the same fate in his left eye and became completely blind. Eventually, he decided to attend college. He received his Bachelor s Degree in Psychology from New Mexico State University, completed a Master s Degree in Counseling at Western New Mexico University and became a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). Today he is pursuing his PhD in Psychology. This memoir is intended to inspire and motivate other individuals with disabilities to help themselves to move forward with life.