Inspiring blind athlete Shawn Cheshire to speak in Marquette Thursday

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - Blind athlete and adventurer Shawn Cheshire is in the U.P. to speak to the public about her inspirational life.

Cheshire was involved in an accident six years ago that caused her to lose her vision entirely. She says she wanted to keep living her life, and she because very active in sports.

Watch the link above to hear Shawn share some of her story.

You can hear more from her Thursday, Jan. 10 at Kaufman Auditorium at 7 p.m. Tickets are just $10 for the public and $5 for students. You can purchase tickets at the door or online. Click here for more information.