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Adventurer, author Erik Weihenmayer to deliver TROY’s Helen Keller Lecture

September 30, 2019
By Andy Ellis

Adventurer, author and motivational speaker Erik Weihenmayer, who, in 2001, became the first blind person to reach the summit of Mt. Everest, will bring his “No Barriers” message to Troy University on Oct. 16 for the annual Helen Keller Lecture.

The free lecture is set for 10 a.m. in the Claudia Crosby Theater in Smith…

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Faith, research made possible by Helen Keller Foundation help restore Stovall’s sight

April 25, 2018
By Andy Ellis

Cam Stovall sat in a field, leaning against a fence post, completely blind and convinced that each breath he took would be his last.

The morning had begun like any number of days for the 26-year-old self-proclaimed hunting “addict,” but had taken a tragic turn when he was accidently shot, pellets penetrating his right eye,…

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Dr. Robert Morris, Cameron Stovall to deliver Helen Keller Lecture at Troy University

April 13, 2018
By Andy Ellis

Renowned eye surgeon Dr. Robert Morris and cornea transplant recipient Cameron Stovall will deliver Troy University’s annual Helen Keller Lecture at 10 a.m. on April 25.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Trojan Center Theatre on the Troy Campus.

Stovall, who was left blind in both…

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