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Cancer Survivor Shares Story about Losing Sight

Jake Olson hopes to become the first blind golfer in the PGA golf tour.

A high school football player and USC fan with a remarkable story was on campus Tuesday to sign his book, Open Your Eyes, and share his story about losing his sight.

Jake Olson battled cancer from a young age and lost both eyes to the disease. Jake's story initially caught the attention of the media when he told ESPN he wanted to spend his final days of sight with the USC Football Team.

Olson spoke about his journey to overcome his hardships.

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