Why There’s New Hope about Ending Blindness

By David Dobbs
National Geographic Magazine
September 2016

​Roughly one in every 200 people on Earth — 39 million of us — can’t see. Yet hope thrives in ​advances in the treatment and cure of blindness​. This article​ tells the story of Helena Ndume who performs as many as twenty cataract surgeries a day in ​Namibia​, but “there’s always more,” she says​. Sanford Greenberg, a blind philanthropist, and college friend of Art Garfunkel(of Simon & Garfunkel) is funding a $3million in gold prize to the person who offers the greatest scientific advance by 2020. A preacher or teacher who reads this article could find insight into the many references to physical and spiritual blindness​ in the Bible.​
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