Blind Korean tourist rescued after going missing in New York City

Posted on October 27, 2013 • Filed under: Tourist Missing, Tourists Rescued, United-States reports that a blind South Korean tourist who speaks no English went missing after touring New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art — prompting a search that ended happily, with him being found safe and sound, police said. Taeheung Kim, 41, became separated from his tour late Thursday afternoon and was last seen by a security guard at 5 a.m. Friday in front of the museum, police said. The Metropolitan Museum notes on its website the programs that it offers for the blind or otherwise visually impaired, including one called “seeing through drawing,” a “touch collection” and “verbal imaging tours.” Read article

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