Student fights degenerative eye disease

GOTTA HAVE FRIENDS—Jessie Wolinsky, front row, fifth from the left, and her team raised more than $13,000 for the Foundation Fighting Blindness during VisionWalk at UCLA on Oct. 24.

Jessie Wolinsky, an Oak Park teen diagnosed with an incurable eye disease, participated in this year’s VisionWalk to help find a cure for retinal degenerative eye diseases.

Jessie’s Sight Savers team raised more than $13,000 at the walk on Oct. 24 at UCLA to benefit Foundation Fighting Blindness,...

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