Despite her confidence, when Kila first arrived in her new home, there was one challenge that her mom wasn’t sure she was going to be able to overcome: stairs. Poor blind Kila was terrified of going up and down the stairs, and used to hide whenever she thought it was time to face them. Her mom could see that Kila was special, though, and knew that with a little help, she could overcome anything.
“I worked with her every night. I'd bend over behind her and move each leg upstairs one at a time to show her how to do it,” Magoo said. “After a couple months, she not only was walking up the stairs but running down them!”