WEST CHESTER, Pa. (CBS) – Twenty-two-year-old West Chester University senior Tarik Williams is more than a big man on campus.
He’s “King of the Rams.”
But his rise to the top had its own unique set of challenges.
When he was diagnosed with a genetic disease that robbed him of his central vision in 2009, he vowed he wouldn’t let it rob him of his future.
So, he created a vision for his life, and today, it serves as a vision of hope for the rest of us.
He’s a rapper with a message of hope. For the past six years, the English major has used song-writing to cope with Leber hereditary optic neuropathy, or LHON.
It may have stolen his central vision, but it didn’t steal his focus.
“When I’m on stage performing, I honestly can’t tell you what happens, because I get into this zone where I’m not…
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