IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR DISH SUBSCRIBERS – SERVICE INTERRUPTION – CLICK HERE
Watch KFOR Live Interactive Radar

Heartwarming: Legally blind 13-year-old gets her wish before completely losing sight

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Capture

GEORGIA  – Doctors say McClain Hermes, a 13-year-old philanthropist from Georgia will be completely without sight in the next two to five years.

But that’s not holding her back!

Hermes is now checking off Seaworld Orlando from her list of things she wants to see before she can’t anymore.

The teen met two Beluda whales and went swimming with dolphins on Thursday.

Hermes, a competitive swimmer hopes one day to qualify for the 2016 Paralympics in Rio De Janeiro.

This is one amazing young lady.

In 2009, Hermes created a non-profit organization that has collected over $10,000 shoes for the less fortunate in Georgia.