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CONTINUING IN BLINDNESS

One of the greatest tragedies for people would be to live in darkness when they could live in the light.

Rose Crawford had been blind for 50 years. Then she had an operation in an Ontario hospital. She said, "I just can't believe it," as the doctor lifted the bandages from her eyes. She wept when for the first time in her life she saw a dazzling and beautiful world of form and color greeted her eyes and she could now see.

The amazing thing about her story, however, was that 20 years of her blindness was unnecessary. She didn't know that surgical techniques had been developed two decades earlier and she had continued in her blindness when the cure was available.

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