Medicine: Light After Darkness

Mrs. Frank Cerra of Scranton, Pa. could not see her newborn son: while the baby was being delivered, she had gone totally blind. Her doctor told her that she had had an optic hemorrhage. Mrs. Cerra went to an oculist: he told her she would never see again. That was eleven years ago.

Early this month, Mary Cerra, 38, complained of arthritis, went to a doctor for treatment. That night, she awakened with a start. She was sure she had seen something earlier in the day—the scales in the doctor's office. Now, she was equally sure, she could see the bedroom clock.


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