Lex Gillette has not let his visual impairment deter him from a successful athletic career. He is a blind Paralympian who has won numerous championships in long jump. He is seen here at Athens Drive in 2003.
Lex Gillette has not let his visual impairment deter him from a successful athletic career. He is a blind Paralympian who has won numerous championships in long jump. He is seen here at Athens Drive in 2003. Robert Willett The News and Observer File Photo
Lex Gillette has not let his visual impairment deter him from a successful athletic career. He is a blind Paralympian who has won numerous championships in long jump. He is seen here at Athens Drive in 2003. Robert Willett The News and Observer File Photo

Raleigh’s Lex Gillette lost his sight but found his vision

November 24, 2015 07:16 PM

UPDATED November 26, 2015 01:31 PM

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