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Fanny Cosby was a prolific hymn writer who experienced life long blindness.

She once said:

It seemed intended by the blessed providence of God that I should be blind all my life, and I thank him for the dispensation. If perfect earthly sight were offered me tomorrow I would not accept it. I might not have sung hymns to the praise of God if I had been distracted by the beautiful and interesting things about me.

She also said,

“when I get to heaven, the first face that shall ever gladden my sight will be that of my Savior!”

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