Five-year-old Kyle Romain sits on the lap of his grandmother, Barbara Romain, at a football game. Kyle lost his sight when he was hit by a stray bullet two months ago. Eric Westervelt/NPR hide caption

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At East Bay School for Boys, sometimes the sparks of inspiration result in, well, actual sparks. Courtesy East Bay School for Boys hide caption

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