The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Net Queen

Blind and deaf, Georgia Griffith travels the world via computer

Georgia Griffith speaks several languages, has access to millions of people around the world and is a top-flight pilot, navigating cyberspace with speed and agility. Through her computer she's chatted or worked with the likes of Vice President Al Gore and O.J. Simpson defense attorney Alan Dershowitz.

She works for the commercial on-line service Compuserve as host for seven different forums, where subscribers discuss issues relating to a particular topic.

Every month she helps thousands of people talk about religion and polit ics--thous ands of people who have no idea that their host is blind and deaf.

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