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What It’s Like to Go Blind

My new reality is painful, but I’m optimistic

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AA few tears slid down my face as I walked through the crisp air back to my Los Angeles apartment on the night of January 2, 2018. After work, I’d stepped into LensCrafters to get a prescription for new glasses, and I came out with a life-altering diagnosis.




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Michael Bjorn Huseby

Michael Bjorn Huseby

Michael is a freelance writer for hire, specializing in health, wellness, and travel. Visit for more!

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