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Blind skier McKeever is an inspiration

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Did you know that having a disability does not stop you from becoming an Olympian? Brian McKeever, from Alberta, Canada, is a cross country skier, and although he is legally blind, he qualified to be on the Canadian Olympic Team. Brian started losing his sight at the age of 12. He was diagnosed with Stargadt’s disease, an inherited form of macular degeneration that affects the central vision. Two years later, he was classified as legally ...

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