Mark Pollock receives honorary doctorate from Queen’s

“… Mark Pollock lost his sight at 22, but went on to win two Commonwealth Games rowing medals, ran marathons in the Gobi Desert, and became the first blind person to trek to the South Pole. But in July 2010, he was paralysed from the waist down after falling 25ft from a window of a house in Berkshire while he was sleepwalking …” (more)

[BBC News, 4 July]

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