A legally blind 5th grader sees his mom for the first time thanks to electronic glasses

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| April 29 2016,

05:32 am


With a bright personality and eagerness for life, there is nothing that can stop Christopher Ward, Jr. Despite an illness resulting in his vision loss as a toddler, the 12-year-old from Virginia uses a braille reader and writer to communicate. With the help of advanced vision technology, Christoper can see. eSight manufactures a hands-free headset equipped with a camera capturing live video, which is then transmitted to an LED screen for the user to see. Christopher recently tested out the gadget and the reaction was priceless, especially seeing his mom, Marquita for practically the first time

It's hard to see these kinds of stories and keep a dry eye.

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