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Eye surgeon gives near-blind man gift of sight

In his 14 years of providing free eye exams for the homeless and volunteering at the Helping Up Mission, Dr. Anthony Kameen had never seen a situation like that of 47-year-old Anthony Curtis. Curtis was like many men at the Baltimore shelter — homeless, drug addicted and looking for support in completing the organization's 12-step recovery program. When Kameen called in Curtis, the homeless man navigated to the exam room by placing his hands on the walls as he walked. "Anthony couldn't see me at all," said Kameen, who gives eye exams at the Helping Up Mission twice a month. "I thought immediately he must have some awful eye disease like glaucoma, cataracts...

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