Bar fight 25 years ago left man blind
It was Sept. 15, 1984, when Gerald Johnson's eyesight was lost during an accident.
"It's been 25 years," he said, "since I was stuck down as a pedestrian in Elizabeth, Minnesota."
Since then, besides his blindness, he has dealt with a lost sense of smell, hearing loss, regaining his balance, reoccurring seizures and depression.
"I've had a lot of ups and downs over the years," he said.
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