How I lost my sight and found fitness
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Blind student on 'smartphone zombies'

When Matt Odgers went blind at 17 he thought his life was over.

Now aged 22 he is hoping to become a personal trainer and is learning how to navigate his way around a city centre.

Matt travels from Hertfordshire to the Royal National College for the Blind in Hereford, where he is studying sport and recreation.

Video journalist Jennifer Meierhans

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  • 10 Jul 2017
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