Blind Man Sees His Family for the First Time and Says the Unthinkable

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Life with a late onset disability is oftentimes a major emotional struggle for those affected. Going about your life one way and having that all change in the blink of an eye requires a lot of help and support.

Such was the case for Gene Purdie or Denver, Colorado. After losing his vision in his early teenage years, with the support of his friends and family, he was able to live a somewhat normal life. One day, though, he regained his ability to see in the most UNEXPECTED way…

The Hand He Was Dealt

It’s hard to imagine what it would be like to have a family and a life that you’ve never actually seen. Unfortunately, for Gene, he never got to lay eyes on his young son or his beautiful wife, something he accepted as part of the cards he was dealt…

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Teenage Years

Gene hadn’t always been visually impaired, though. In fact, his vision had been totally fine until his early teen years. He had never struggled with his eyesight until one day…

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