Parán: Peru’s Village Where The Men Go Blind

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Parán is a small dusty village in the foothills of the Andes in Peru, and for a long time, everyone had known about the men there who go blind by the time they’re 50. They also knew that a lot of the young men and boys have trouble seeing, especially at night.

Yessica Palomares has a 10-year-old son named Lucho.

“With my son, I started to realize that something was going on because he started to walk all wrong,” she says. “He’d want to wander around, but he tripped everywhere and ran into things.”

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Source Annie Murphy in Pri

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