Disabled Man’s Search For Reader Goes Viral On Twitter

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Dear readers, this is a serious question. Where can I contact this man? I love books and would love this job!

The advert tweeted

A blind man who put a note in a bookshop window seeking someone to read to him says he has been inundated with offers after the advert was tweeted.

Andrew Bailey, 34, from Nunhead, south-east London, has Friedreich’s ataxia – a degenerative disease which stopped him being able to read 15 years ago.

A picture of the ad was posted on Twitter on Saturday and has been retweeted more than 1,000 times.

Mr Bailey said the response made him “feel very good really”.

Andrew Bailey is looking forward to hearing Charles Dickens read to him, he says

His carer Bradley Baxter-Hassell wrote two adverts for Mr Bailey, placing one at Goldsmiths University and one at Foyles bookshop on the South Bank, about three weeks ago.

The message read: “There…

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