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Starbucks to offer Braille gift cards year-round

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Starbucks to offer braille gift cards all year

it's been offered in select areas already, but a braille giftcard will now be available at all starbucks registers.

The company made the announcement Wednesday.

The card was originally introduced September 2011, at the urging of disability advocates.

Starbucks says it was asked to offer it year-round by a mother who says her blind daughter appreciates the independence the card gives her.

A representative of the braille authority of north America says she was not aware of any other company offering a braille gift card.

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