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Blind boy 'sees' firefighters for the first time with hands-on visit at Plant City fire station

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PLANT CITY, Fla. - Most kids can instantly recognize a firefighter by their uniform, but it's different for a child who is blind.That all changed for 6-year-old Junie during a recent trip to Plant City Fire Rescue's Station #3 with fellow homeschool students.The group got the chance to tour the station and explore the fire trucks.

But for Junie, the most meaningful part of the visit was the opportunity to get some hands-on experience.(Courtesy: Destiny Fiaschetti) "His favorite part was spending time with this patient firefighter who allowed Junie to feel all over his uniform and gear, touch whatever he wanted, hear the sounds his equipment made, and answered all of his questions," Junie's mother, Destiny Fiaschetti, wrote on her Facebook page, Adventures of a June Bug.RELATED: Family travels the world after learning children will go blindShe took video as Junie used his hands to see, running them over each part of the firefighter's uniform from his mask to his oxygen tank to get an image in his mind.

As he touched each piece of equipment, the firefighter explained what it was and how it functioned."He said he especially liked learning about the firefighter’s microphone and how he talks, being in the fire truck parking area, and touching the fire truck," Fiaschetti told FOX 13. "He loved it!

He keeps re-enacting what he learned, pretending he’s asleep and then getting the call from dispatch and jumping up running to the truck and putting the gear on."(Courtesy: Destiny Fiaschetti) Junie has septo-optic dysplasia, a rare disorder of early brain and eye development, which left him completely blind.

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