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UF Alum Honored for Engineering Computer Access for the Blind

In Alumni Spotlight, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Honors & Awards by Stella Heekin

Ted Henter (BSME ’74) remembers swerving as the lights came toward him. Those lights would be one of the last things he’d ever see. After two unsuccessful eye surgeries, Henter, then 27, awoke with a face full of stitches and a permanent disability. But Henter said he spent only about 10 minutes lamenting the loss of his eyesight before a …