Kevin German/Sacramento Bee file

Ben Underwood, then 14, roller-blades around the block of his Elk Grove home in April 2006. At age 2, Ben lost both eyes to retinal cancer but taught himself to “see” through a technique called “echolocation.” Before he died in 2009, he had caught the attention of media worldwide. Now, his mother, Aquanetta Gordon, has written a book about him.

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