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Matthew Lee: Why I climbed three mountains wearing a blindfold

Point of View is an ITV News series where we invite people to share their life experiences and what they've learned from them.

A father from east London has completed the gruelling Three Peaks Challenge wearing a blindfold.

Matthew Lee from Wanstead was inspired take on the challenge by his young daughter Alexa who is losing her sight. He raised thousands of pounds for Royal Society for Blind Children.

Speaking to ITV News, Mr Lee said: "It's a fact that 90 percent of children with visual impairment don't work for more than six months of their total adult life because there isn't enough awareness out there, there are not enough tools employers can use.

"I wanted to start creating conversations about it because these kids have so much to offer and just because their sight is impaired it shouldn't stop them leading full, active lives in employment."

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