Blind Teen May Play For USC Football Team He Inspired in 2009

April 20, 2015 5:57 PM

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Blind Teen May Play For USC Football Team He Inspired in 2009

When faced with losing his second eye to cancer at the age of 12, Jake Olson wanted to watch his last University of Southern California Trojans football game in person and take it all in. He got his wish and met the team.

The California teen was diagnosed with retinoblastoma when he was 1 and lost one of his eyes, ABC News reported. Although the cancer came back eight times, he was able to beat it until he was 12 in 2009. That year, doctors told him he would lose the other eye.

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