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Alabama Fan Literally Sees Crimson and White


When life throws you lemons, you're told to make lemonade. But what happens when life throws you something far worse, like say, the loss of an eye?

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For one Alabama fan, the decision on what to do was quite easy. 

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Mary Bama Farr lost her left eye as a result of a plane crash in the 1970s. And although she's worn an ocular prosthesis ever since, she recently decided to add a bit of flair to the medical device. 

Farr recently debuted a crimson-and-white ocular prosthesis that she plans to wear all season. Farr, whose middle name is Bama, is a graduate of the university.

— Written by Elton Hayes, who is part of the Athlon Contributor Network. A Washington, D.C.-based sports writer, Hayes is a member of the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) and he also has been an invited guest on “The Paul Finebaum Show.” Follow him on Twitter @EHDC12.