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7-year-old cancer survivor gets prosthetic Cubs eyeball

When an ocularist hand-painted Beckham Zobrist's first prosthetic eye four years ago, he carefully crafted the piece to match his existing blue eye so no one would know that the boy, then only 3 years ago, had lost it to cancer unless Beckham wanted them to. But now the 7-year-old boldly wears...
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