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Blind magician Jeff Smith performed Tuesday at St. Ann's Parish Center for elementary students from Wadena, Bluffton, Browerville, Perham and Staples. Emily found an egg in a bag that everyone believed to be empty.

Blind magician wows St. Ann's students

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Jeff Smith has not lived the life of your typical blind magician.

Smith was at St. Ann's Parish Center Tuesday for a show that entertained kids from Wadena, Bluffton, Perham, Staples and Browerville.

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The University of Minnesota graduate has been practicing magic for the last 17 years and has performed more than 3,000 shows.

Humor is a large part of Smith's act and has been an even larger part of his life.

Between the ages of 5 and 18 he endured ulcerative colitis, rheumatoid arthritis, chronic stuttering, 20 surgeries and blindness at the age of 15.

Smith and his wife, Devon, live in the Twin Cities.

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