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Real-life Daredevil: Blind man uses human sonar to see

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daredevilMARVEL superhero Daredevil was blind but managed super-feats due to an inbuilt sonar which heightened his other senses.

Now a real-life human Daniel Kish has been discovered with the same ability.

The 45-year-old is completely blind but can still manage walking, hiking and even riding a dirt-bike by himself.

He does it by using a revolutionary “bat-like” ability known as “Flash Sonar” to create a special picture of the world around him using clicking sounds made with his tongue.   As he walks, Mr Kish uses the sound waves bouncing back to “see” his surroundings as a series of pixel-like images.   He said: “I’ve been using it for as long as I can remember. For me, it was a form of seeing, but using sound.”

Mr Kish lost his eyesight to cancer at just 13-months.


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