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13-Year Old Gymnast: Fearless ...& Legally Blind

13-Year Old Gymnast: Fearless ...& Legally Blind

Mar 30, 2012-- Most athletes have the benefit of seeing what's ahead of them -- an opponent, the bars, a vault. But for 13-year-old Lola Walters, she usually has no idea what's coming until she's literally five feet away from it. Walters, a Washington resident, is legally blind, and suffers from a disease called nystagmus which causes her eyes to shift constantly, leaving her with double vision and no depth perception. She may fall more often than her peers but gets back on the bars with a grace and grit that has won her the admiration of her friends and teachers alike. This article and the accompanying video afford a glimpse of her fearless spirit. (16608 reads)


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