81-year-old reflects on a life of success with dyslexia

Like many dyslexic people, 81-year-old Duke Evans thinks outside the box. His creative thinking skills have taken him on many adventures during his lifetime, including obtaining his pilot’s license, playing NCAA Division I golf and even filming the infamous 1991 Andover, Kansas, tornado on his new HD video camera. Despite the difficulties Duke had learning to read, write and spell as a young person, he has thrived. “I don’t want anybody telling me I can’t do it,” Duke said. “Anyone can find 400 reasons why you can’t do it. I want people to say ‘can do.’” Duke grew up playing golf, and he earned a golf scholarship to play at Oklahoma State University after playing at Wichita State for two yea

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