• Local family raises money so 7-year-old boy can see for the first time

    By: Naomi Keitt


    HENRYETTA, Okla. - Quick facts:

    • A family is asking for help so their little boy can see clearly for the first time in his life.
    • Braydon Roberts was born with optic nerve hypoplasia, and he has septo-optic dysplasia.
    • As a result, he is completely blind in his right eye and legally blind in his left eye.
    • Sunday, he traveled with his family to Fort Worth, Texas, to check out eSight glasses, which uses enhanced video technology to allow the legally blind to see.
    • Roberts' family says that the technology allowed him to see in detail for the first time in his seven years of life.
    • They say Roberts even asked to bring the glasses home, but they cost $10,000.
    • Now, the family is raising money so their little boy can see his loved ones everyday.
    • You can donate by visiting Braydon Roberts' page or making a check to AEP at P.O. Box 818 Henryetta, Oklahoma 74437.
    • They say donated money will also pay for other expenses, such as related insurance, a tablet, connection cords for the television and Smartboard technology.

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