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Cecil Williams

Cecil Williams

Blind Man Who Tumbled Onto Subway Tracks Gets New Guide Dog

Cecil Williams has a new guide dog named Godiva to succeed his previous dog, Orlando. Williams and the 2-year-old yellow Labrador graduated from the Guiding Eyes for the Blind school Saturday.

01/28/2014

Orlando the seeing eye dog and his owner survived being run over by a subway train. (credit: CBS 2)

Blind Man Will Keep Brave Guide Dog Thanks To Anonymous Donors

Gallant guide dog Orlando was just doing his duty when bravely he leapt onto the tracks after his blind owner, Cecil Williams, lost consciousness and tumbled in front of an oncoming train on Tuesday.

12/18/2013

Officials at the 125th Street subway station, where a blind man fell into the tracks on Dec. 17, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Man, Seeing-Eye Dog Survive Being Run Over By Train In Harlem

Straphangers alerted the clerk at the station to try to stop the train, while others on the platform yelled at the man to lay down and stay low.

12/17/2013