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Sighted and blind sing same melody - Hürriyet Arşiv Haberleri
Brothers Kerim and Selim Altınok were born just 45 seconds apart. They partially lost their sight at the age of four and totally lost it a few days before their 18th birthday. Although they had to overcome difficulties fully sighted people would not have to, they have never stopped fighting.

They finished primary school, and at university, they graduated with honors from the Istanbul University Faculty of Law. They specialized in financial law. The brothers have also represented Turkey in the field of chess and Selim has drawn with world chess champion Anatoly Karpov.
kerim-selim-altinok  blind 
february 2017 by mandoisland
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