Finding Balance

August 30, 2005

(WBEZ/file)

Chris Jeckel lost sight in one eye when he was eleven, and by the age of sixteen he was blind. Chris spoke with StoryCorps facilitator Rani Shankar about dating as a teenager, and the challenges he still faces today in finding meaningful intimacy.

He was recorded in the StoryCorps MobileBooth when it visited Chicago in 2005. This story originally broadcast August 30, 2005.