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Philly powerlifter, 69, overcame blindness, homelessness, addiction, cancer, and the death of his daughter to become a champion

Charles King, one of the oldest blind powerlifters in the world, finished first in his weight and age class last month at the United States Association of Blind Athletes National Powerlifting Championships. He became homeless after becoming blind at 39 but turned his life around a few years later. He enrolled in Community College of Philadelphia, where he graduated with a 3.4 GPA and an associate's degree in behavioral and mental health. — The Philadelphia Inquirer