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Behzad

Behzad lost his eye sight after suffering a stroke when he was in a car accident 30 years ago.

He lost consciousness when his vehicle crashed into a lorry and went under the wheels. When he came round, he couldn’t see.

Behzad has been supported by British Wireless since 2013 and currently has one of our Sonata Plus+ internet radios, which he says gives him company and tranquillity.

The 65-year-old says he finds daily life hard as he’s confined to the house but having easy access to his radio makes a real difference.

He enjoys listening to Classic FM, Radio 4 and Radio 3 and also takes advantage of the many podcasts which the player can access.

Behzad says he has a job to sleep sometimes so he listens to his set at night as well and finds it very easy to use.

“I was working as a mechanic when I lost my sight,” he says.

“It was very difficult and scary. I lost something very precious and you can’t get over it – but you cope with it.

“The radio makes a lot of difference – I’m constantly listening to it and it passes the time and I don’t think about anything else. I just listen to the radio and concentrate on that.

“It won’t replace my eyesight but it has helped.”



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