Eleven year old Cameron Hood, a local resident of Dundalk, Maryland of battling eye disease and watching his sight slowly fade away since his first eye surgery when he was just one year old.
Six months ago Cameron was diagnosed with cone rod dystrophy or CRD. CRD begins with blurred vision, followed by a gradual loss of peripheral vision and, eventually, blindness. There is currently no treatment or cure for the disease.
At just age eleven Hood considered legally blind without his eyeglasses. Cameron, is an active and upbeat kid who also suffers from ADHD and is legally blind however is determined to live his life on his terms.
A huge fan of the Ravens, Cameron told his mother a few months ago that one of his greatest wishes would be to be able to meet the Ravens and see a game close up before he loses his sight for good. His mother Rachel was determined to make his dream come true and through some research discovered the Granted Wish Foundation.
Through the foundation, Cameron got to attend a Ravens training practice on Aug. 7. During the visit, Cameron and his family got the chance to meet many of the Ravens players and watch them play.