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'Cuteness goes through roof' as baby sees mother for first time with new glasses

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'Cuteness goes through roof' as baby sees mother for first time with new glasses
'Cuteness goes through roof' as baby sees mother for first time with new glasses

It was the moment when "cuteness went through the roof".

For the four months of his very short life, Leopold Wilbur Reppond, known as Leo, had been unable to see properly because of a rare disorder called oculocutaneous albinism.

As well as affecting the colour of a person's hair, skin and eyes, the condition also affects sight, meaning Leo would "see with his hands", touching things like his father's beard.

That all changed when his parents, David and Erin, got Leo a pair of glasses and put them on as family and friends looked on.

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