Mike Jewell, who is legally blind, understands the importance of safe streets and sidewalks. After all, hes been struck by a car seven times.
He also remembers the time he tripped over stairs at Allen Community College in the mid-1990s. The lights were out, which made it difficult to see the sidewalk with his then-limited sight. He complained to college officials, who apologized and rectified the situation.
Not long after that, he lobbied for a crosswalk at an intersection on the campus of Pittsburg State University after he was hit by a car there.
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