Anderson Cooper Temporarily Blinded

CNN anchor, talk-show host says he "sunburned" his eyeballs while shooting on location in Portugal.
3:00 | 12/05/12

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Beavis and Anderson Cooper former world news now anchor experiencing temporary blindness kind of harrowing experience -- shooting on location in Portugal. Last week he will be he experienced temporary brightening -- blindness for 36 hours posted this photo of him wearing an eye -- it turns out. That the reflection. Off of the water caused a temporary blindness because of his light blue eyes and -- his -- who have yet to -- I wake up in the middle of the night. And it feels like my eyes are on fire my eyeballs and I think oh well maybe I have sand in my eyes are some -- I -- my my odds of water anyway. It turns out I have I have sunburned at my eyeballs. And I'd go blind. And. That's frightening round I didn't get somewhere in her eyes. I know I DA there but of course his vision returned he joked that that pic of him that he posted on Amsterdam that it can work well in the matchup -- -- file -- -- depth look at trends and are far better ways to go --

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