This story is really heart warming as it shows how a baby sees his mother for the very first time. It takes months for babies to learn to smile, but what happens when a baby is practically blind? Four-month-old Leopold Wilbur Reppond, from Seattle, suffers from oculocutaneous albinism that severely impairs his sight.
He had never clearly seen his family, and just “saw” with his hands: knowing his father by the feel of his beard, feeling his mother’s face. Thanks to special infant glasses from Miraflex, little Leo was finally given the opportunity to see.
He suffers from a rare disease that impairs his sight
But look what happens when he’s given glasses!
“I was overwhelmed with emotion. It’s just very touching”
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