Blind Man Earns Black Belt in Karate

Blind Man Earns Black Belt in Karate

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karate-kick-beach.jpgGeorge Sanchez is blind, but now, after passing his test this month, the 47-year-old is also a black belt in karate.

The Conn. resident tried to get involved in karate programs a few times in the past, but no one would train a blind man. But Carrie Waskowicz, his instructor of four years, said, “Just because you are blind doesn’t mean you can’t defend yourself.”

(Read more in Boston.com)

Photo courtesy of Jack and Jill Karate School

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