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Journeys of Discovery: Tampa’s legendary Lions Eye Institute

The Lions Eye Institute, located in a repurposed historic cigar factory in Tampa Florida’s Ybor City, is the world’s first and only combined eye bank and ocular research center.

Join correspondents Tom Wilmer and Jennifer Simonson for an insightful conversation with Jason Woody, President and CEO of the Lions Eye Institute for Transplant and Research.Underwriting support for Journeys of Discovery provided by Nashville's Big Back Yard economic initiative focused on rural communities in the southwest quarter of Tennessee and the Shoals Region of Northern Alabama.

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Tom Wilmer produces on-air content for Issues & Ideas airing over KCBX and is producer and host of the six-time Lowell Thomas award-winning NPR podcast Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer. Recorded live on-location across America and around the world, the podcasts feature the arts, culture, music, nature, history, science, wine & spirits, brewpubs, and the culinary arts--everything from baseball to exploring South Pacific atolls to interviewing the real Santa Claus in the Arctic.
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