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This blind software engineer loves his job at Amazon


Michael Forzano is a blind software engineer with a knack for writing programming codes.

26-year-old Forzano works with the e- commerce business company Amazon and loves his job.

Forzano was born blind due to a genetic condition called Norrie disease. His hearing ability was also affected after a few years and now he uses cochlear implants to hear.

He used to enjoy playing audio-based computer games and that got him interested in writing programs. He graduated in computer science and now works as a software developer at Amazon.

He has a guide dog named Delta and is happy with his career and life.

Forzano does his work on a standard laptop with screen-reader software. The software translates all the functions of a computer into audio cues.

He works in the Retail Accessibility team of Amazon. His team makes tools that help other teams make features that are accessible to customers with disabilities.

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