Finding the light side of being blind

With incredible humor, blinded former undercover security agent Zohar Sharon enjoys life to the fullest.

By YOAV SCHWARTZ, ASAF FINKELSTEIN
March 5, 2015 17:38
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Zohar Sharon is proof of two important truths in life: One, never underestimate the power of humor; and two, with willpower you can conquer any obstacle – without exception.

Zohar, 62, is a former undercover agent who was blinded following a chemical injury to his eyes while working for the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency). His personal résumé is vast and admirable, but today the most captivating fact about Zohar is that he is a golfer who has won the World Blind Golf Championship five times in a row.

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