UT Tyler student fighting for sight

Three years ago, University of Texas at Tyler student Candyce Lane Henwood was diagnosed with a rare degenerative eye disease. She was a high school senior when she found out she had retinitis pigmentosa, which causes severe vision impairment and blindness. Candyce was team captain of the tennis team at New Braunfels High School, where she had mad…

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UT Tyler student fighting for sight

Three years ago, University of Texas at Tyler student Candyce Lane Henwood was diagnosed with a rare degenerative eye disease. She was…

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Don't worry about the past

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