Ben Underwood is a special boy. He was born a perfectly seeing baby, but developed cancer as a toddler. Faced with a difficult decision, his mother opted to save his life and chose to have surgeons remove his eyes. Over the years, Ben developed the use of echolocation to live and is an inspiration for how, despite negative and challenging circumstances, the human spirit and will can overcome and adapt to make a life worth living.
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(spoiler) Ben Underwood died on January 19th, 2009 as a result of cancer. Visit Ben Underwood’s website to learn more.