Blind war vet shares vision of hope

NBC’s Mike Leonard profiles Urban Miyares, a blind California Vietnam War veteran who has made it his mission is to encourage other disabled people to test the tricky waters of entrepreneurship — and themselves.

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You can now add the prestigious “Telly Award” to the long list of honors and recognition bestowed upon the Challenged America program. With 11,000 entries from 50 states and five countries, the Port of San Diego entered their in-house produced video on Challenged America and the National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic and won! View this award-winning video.

"Telly Award: Presentation at Port of San Diego -- (left to right) Ken Guyer (Marriott Marina Manager), Urban Miyares (Challenged America), Barbara Moreno and staff of the Port of San Diego Communications Dept.

The Telly Awards honor the very best local, regional, and cable television commercials and programs, as well as the finest video and film productions, and work created for the Web.