For Earl Oaks, earning a law degree was a marathon, not a sprint. And next up will be another endurance challenge: taking the Texas bar exam, in Braille, over the course of three days, the last two of which will each involve 12 hours of testing.

“I’ll give it my best shot,” says Oaks, who has been blind since childhood. He graduated from Texas Tech University School of Law in May and is scheduled to take the bar exam July 29-31 in Lubbock.

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