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Alex Dennis, the former boxing champion who had his vision restored thanks to life-changing surgery

ALEX Dennis was in his early 40s when his vision started becoming cloudy and blurry.

Within a short space of time he had gone from living a full and independent life to completely relying on his wife Daphne and children to get around.

The singer, guitarist, and former Australian boxing champion was diagnosed with blinding cataracts and was forced to give up work and hung up his boxing gloves.

“First one eye went cloudy and then the other,” he told

“It got so bad my wife had to lead me around everywhere, I couldn’t see.”

But some lifesaving surgery thanks to the Fred Hollows Foundation has turned his life around in what the now 53-year-old has described as a “pure miracle”.

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