Hockey Team Provides Blind Fan With an Experience She'll Never Forget


Christina, who was born blind, is a huge Chicago Blackhawks fan. Recently, the team decided to give her an unforgettable surprise.

The Blackhawks offered her the chance to come see them play the Winnipeg Jets at the United Center, CBS reported. With the help of forward Patrick Sharp, Christina got to stand on the ice and even be interviewed for the radio.

I’m so happy,” Christina shouts in the video below. “This is the best day of my life!”

Watch the touching interaction in the video below: 

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