Lee seeks to help find cure for daughter's retinal disease
As celebrity spokespeople from Michael J. Fox to Katie Couric can attest, the process is rarely as simple as going out and choosing a cause.
More often than not, the cause chooses you.
Leber's Congenital Amaurosis reached out and tapped Derrek Lee's shoulder on Sept. 14, 2006, when he received a phone call from his wife telling him their 3-year-old daughter, Jada, was feeling discomfort in her right eye. Lee singled in four at-bats in a Chicago Cubs win over the Dodgers, then rushed off ...
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