Blind local activist takes his swing at breaking a world record

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In an effort to raise awareness for the blind, local activist Glenn Davis will attempt to break a world record and box against a speed bag and heavy boxing bag in an 26-hour endurance test.

By the way, Davis is completely blind.

This isn't the first time that Glenn and his wife Dolly have received recognition for fundraising efforts or awareness campaigns. According to The Post and Courier:

Earlier this year, the couple were honored with a Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Picture Award for people who go "above and beyond" in their service to the community. Then, they pushed the city of North Charleston to do something about taxi cab drivers who ignored people with disabilities, one of a number of complaints that led to an undercover sting and improved access for people who have special needs.

The couple, both of whom are visually impaired, have also pushed CARTA for better bus access for the disabled.

To learn more about the Davis', hop over to the feature article in today's Post and Courier.

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