Legally blind fourth-grader gets gift of sight for his birthday
A legally blind fourth-grader in Tennessee got the birthday gift of a lifetime recently when his school surprised him with glasses giving him perfect vision. On Friday, Lanier Elementary in Maryville presented Andrew Borden, 10, with eSight3 eyewear. He'd been told the gift was for his class of
Legally blind Tennessee boy gets gift of sight for his birthday
A Tennessee community came together to help a family purchase pricey eyewear that lets a legally blind boy born with ocular albinism see more clearly.
Baby Smiles After Seeing Mom For First Time Through Glasses
Leopold Reppond was recently outfitted with glasses after his diagnosis of oculocutaneous albinism.
Baby Lights Up After Seeing Mom Through Glasses
A baby recently diagnosed with a rare condition is now seeing the world for the first time. The baby, Leopold Reppond, was recently outfitted with glasses after his diagnosis of oculocutaneous albinism, a condition that affects the coloring of the eyes, skin and hair, according to the National
Infant Grins After 'Seeing' Mom Clearly for First Time
An emotional video of a Denver infant smiling after "seeing" her mother clearly for the first time has also made millions of others share in that joy. Megan McMorris took the video of her 8-month-old daughter Louise after the girl was given new glasses to help address her sight problems. Louise was
Tameka 'Tiny' Harris Gets Surgical Eye Color Change
Reality-TV star Tameka “Tiny” Harris "just wanted to do something different" when she traveled to Africa for a procedure that permanently changed her eye color from brown to light gray, she said. "They are ice gray. That's the color I purchased," Harris, 39, told ABC News' Deborah Roberts in her
Juju Chang: 'Nightline' Co-Anchor
Juju Chang is an Emmy Award-winning co-anchor of ABC News’ “Nightline.” She also reports regularly for “Good Morning America” and “20/20.” Chang covered breaking news of the devastating effects of Superstorm Sandy from lower Manhattan to Breezy Point to the Rockaways. She reported on the mass
Cream-Colored Sea Turtles Spotted on Florida Shores
Two rare sightings twice on the shores of Florida in recent weeks have conservationists reaching for the record books. The sightings are of leucistic sea turtle hatchlings, creamy-colored tiny turtles whose lack of pigment gives them a pale blond look that distinguishes them from their...
School Sunscreen Ban Angers Parent
It was scorching pain that could have been avoided. Violet and Zoe Michener came home from field day so burned that their mother rushed them to the hospital. The sisters aren't just fair-skinned. Zoe has a form of albinism that makes her particularly sun-sensitive. "Yeah, I was crying about my