George Hudspeth
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Man talks to late wife's photo and regains eyesight

George Hudspeth had been registered blind for 10 years after he was diagnosed with dry macular degeneration, an incurable condition that eventually led to him losing his sight completely a year ago.

However, George amazed his doctors when he suddenly found he could see again, and it all happened after he spoke to a photograph of his late wife.

The BBC's Bill Turnbull spoke to George from his home in Daventry, Northamptonshire and to Helen Jackman, the Chief Executive of the Macular Disease Society.

  • 21 Feb 2011
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