Blind adventurer on coping with paralysis

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Mark Pollock is an Irish adventurer and motivational speaker. In 1998, he lost his sight and in 2009, he became the first blind man to trek to the South Pole.

Last summer though, he fell from a bedroom window during the night. He was left paralysed from the waist down.

Nick Higham went to meet the explorer and his fiancée, Simone George, as he leaves the National Centre for Spinal Injuries at Stoke Mandeville after seven months of treatment.

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