Missouri Student Takes Part in Braille Challenge

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SPRINGFIELD, MO (KPLR) - A student in Missouri is going for a prestigious honor.  Drake Alberhasky is visually impaired, but that's not stopping the 8 year old from competing in the National Braille Challenge which is the equivalent to the National Spelling Bee.  Alberhasky is just one of 12 visually impaired students in his age group.

Alberhasky learned to read braille at 3 years old.

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