David Muir Checks In With Boy and His New Glasses

Chris Ward, 12, is legally blind but has been given the gift of sight with high-tech specs.
1:23 | 06/16/16

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Finally tonight here, America strong. A 12-year-old boy and the glasses allowing him to see his mother clearly for the first time. So many of you saw him here and took action. You first met 12-year-old Chris ward after he put on that pair of high tech classes. Legally blind since birth, seeing his mother clearly for the first time. What do you see? Tilt your chin up a little bit more. I can see mommy's hair. Yeah. Reporter: Worn with optic nerve hype Poe play Ya, a rare condition. He could only see things very close. But when he put on those new electronic glasses, e-sight, watch this. Seven? Awesome. Reporter: Chris was able to read the Numbers his mother was holding across the room. But there was one last hurdle. His mother trying to come up with the money to buy the glasses. A page set up. And just minutes after "World news tonight," viewers across the country put the family well over the top. Thank you, thank you, thank you. We can't say thank you enough. Reporter: And tonight -- Hey, David! Chris, checking in with us. His mother helping him put them on and Chris seeing his teachers clearly for the first time. They had lined up, ready with their hugs. And look at Chris tonight. Playing piano with his new glasses. We love it when you all take action. And way to go Chris.

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