Longtime football fan helps his blind friend ‘see’ the game via live commentary

Hayden Shackelford (right) delivers a play-by-play of a South Granville High School home game for Tom Husketh.  The two have been to most of Husketh’s alma mater’s home games. (Dustin Duong / UNC Media Hub)

It’s football season. For the past couple of months, crowds have been filling stadiums across the state, cheering loudly from bleachers and watching their favorite teams compete. Among them are two friends from Creedmoor who’ve been going to games for the past 20 years. But the way they see the game isn’t like any other fan.

Carolina Connection’s Brianna Atkinson spoke with them about the way they enjoy football.

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