This visually impaired man sees his wife and son's faces for the first time

07/02/2017

We can sometimes take for granted that we see the faces of our loved ones, the beauty of nature and life without any impairment, but for Gene Purdie, life is a lot different.

 

 

Gene suffers from a condition called Stargardt's disease. While not completely impaired, he can only see the outline of things in front of him which means he's never been able to properly see at his wife's or son's face.

When his wife was watching Rachael Ray's TV show where a woman with similar problems was given eSight glasses so that she could see her sister, she knew she had to get her husband on the show.

When the family get on the show, things become very emotional, very fast.