Medicine: Brighter & Brighter

Carl Klein was a landscape gardener who loved flowers and was distressed when he saw living things destroyed. Reading of the misery and killing in World War II, he grieved and became nervous. In 1942 his sight began to dim. By the end of 1946 he was totally blind.

In his Brooklyn boardinghouse one night last week, Carl Klein, now 40, awoke with a headache. Said he later: "Light-colored dots broke out in my eyes. The dots gave way to circles. As the circles broke away, vision came." He could not quite believe his eyes. But he was convinced when he looked...

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