T.R. Johnson Speaker Series
Where can your vision take you?
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Central Michigan University
College of Education and Human Services
French Auditorium, 195 Ojibway Ct.
Free and open to the public
About Lonnie Bedwell
After an accident that left him completely blind in 1997, military veteran, Lonnie Bedwell, raised three daughters as a single father, and became an award-winning author, a renowned adventure athlete, and a motivational speaker. He holds first blind kayak descents on the Grand Canyon, Zambezi, and Gauley Rivers, representing some of the world's most challenging whitewater.
Lonnie is an advocate and active volunteer for people with disabilities and veterans. His mission is to motivate and inspire everyone to embrace life with confidence and courage, no matter what challenges they may face.
226: How I Became the First Blind Person to Kayak the Grand Canyon