Parán: Peru’s Village Where The Men Go Blind


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.”

Read more on this in the source site, after the first three paragraphs. Click.. here.

Source Annie Murphy in Pri

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