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Befriending the Soldier Who Blinded Me

Richard Moore was a schoolboy during the Troubles in Northern Ireland. He got shot and lost his eyesight. We hear what happened when he met the British soldier who shot him.

Richard Moore was 10 when he was blinded by a rubber bullet in Northern Ireland. Charles Innes is the British soldier who shot him in 1972 during the Troubles. Today they are friends.

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(Photo: (L) Charles Innes and (R) Richard Moore. Credit: Derek Speirs)

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