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Posted: January 22, 2014

Chip Studwell, who is legally blind, has been helping students navigate their college for the last 23 years as the director of academic support services at Bridgewater College. Studwell lost his vision due to complications with Type 1 diabetes in his college years. (Photo by Jason Lenhart / DN-R)
Chip Studwell, who lives on the Bridgewater College campus, walks to work each day with the help of his walking cane. (Photo by Jason Lenhart / DN-R)

A life-changing affliction hit Chip Studwell early on in his days as a student at Bridgewater College.

The Maryland native chose Bridgewater in part to join the school’s basketball team, but was…

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