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Our take: Blind man shoots for change of perception

Our take: Jerry Nealey has been shooting free throws for 20 years, but unlike most seasoned basketball players, he's blind.

ROY — Jerry Nealey steps onto the court, but he's not what one normally expects from a basketball player. He checks the backboard with his cane, then takes several steps back to find the free-throw line, which he keeps track of a small rug.

"I've been in here before when there's been lots of people, so you really have to pay attention to what you're doing," Nealey said. "This rug, I can't find it every time, but there's this sound to my left there's a fan up there."

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