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Legally blind 11-year-old girl watches beloved Calgary Flames for first time with special electronic glasses

Legally blind 11-year-old girl watches beloved Calgary Flames for first time with special electronic glasses

Calgary Flames fan Olivia Lettich will never forget what she saw in her first NHL game.

Olivia, 11, was diagnosed with a rare form of eye cancer in her right eye when she was 4 months old. The cancer was successfully removed, but she was left with peripheral vision.

“When I was born, I had cancer in my right eye. I had it in my left eye too, but it wasn’t as bad, so they had to take this one [right eye], otherwise it would’ve spread more,” the girl said.

Despite her limited vision, it does not stop Olivia from cheering on her favorite hockey team. And on Sunday, she was able to do more than just cheer.

With the help of electronic glasses made by eSight and a fan...

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