Joe Ingles Helps A Leagally Blind, Young Jazz Fan Being Able To See

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Joe Ingles Helps A Leagally Blind, Young Jazz Fan Being Able To See

 

7 year old Landon Carter is a huge Utah Jazz fan, but unfortunately, also legally blind. His father Jeff Carter explains his son’s situation:

 

“He was born with a condition called aniridia. That means Landon was born without irises; Everything he sees is perpetually blurry. His whole world needs to be right in front of his face instead of really being able to live the whole world,”

 

 

This past April, the Utah Jazz reached out to Carter, saying they were testing a new technology to help visually impaired fans see the games, using a new technology provided by eSight, and invited them to a game.

 

The Utah Jazz are giving out something more precious than free tickets for tonight's playoff game. #2news@10.

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Landon was able to use these special glasses to cheer on his favorite team. For the first time, he was able to really see the game he loves.

The problem for Landon is, that he wasn’t able to keep the glasses. They cost $10,000, and his family simply could not afford them. But Jazz guard Joe Ingles, who met with Landon that night, wanted for Landon to have that kind of vision in his every day life, too. So Ingles decided to buy the $10,000 glasses to give them to Landon.

What a great guy! Watch the full story here.

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