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Colorblind Teacher Puts on Glasses in Front of Students and Sees Color for 1st Time

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The technology we have available to us today is truly astounding. We have the ability to see places we’d never visit through the use of Google Maps.

With a few swipes, we can connect with family members across the world using FaceTime or Skype or Google Hangouts.

No longer do we need to carry bulky cameras when the latest smartphones and apps allow us to create eye-catching, professional-looking photos.

And, for those who are colorblind, the invention of EnChroma glasses has opened the gateway for many to see true color for the first time.

“Part optics, part neuroscience, EnChroma glasses unlock a new world of color for people with color blindness,” the EnChroma website claims.

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But, do they really work? The viral videos exploding across the internet say they do. The glasses can be a bit pricey, but the response they’re receiving from colorblind folks says it all.

These glasses work. Just ask colorblind teacher Mr. Romps of Garrison Elementary School in Dover, New Hampshire. A student favorite, Mr. Romps was presented with a very special gift in November 2017.

The entire surprise was caught on video. Thanks to second-grader William Duffel and his mom, enough money was raised to give Mr. Romps something he never expected.

The teacher offers a free boot camp for all students two times each year. It was during the boot camp in November when his students decided to give him his big surprise.

“From all your boot camp kids and families,” a note on the package read, “thanks for another awesome season of boot camp.”

The obviously fun-loving teacher then begins to guess what might be in the box. “Is it a truck?” he asks.

The kids respond with a resounding, “No!” Watch as Mr. Romps finally dons his new pair of specs. I can’t decide whose reaction is better — his or the kids’?

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“This is amazing!” he says as he looks up at a bouquet of vibrant balloons. “Thank you all very, very much!”

When everyone gathers in for a giant group hug, you can’t help but get the warm fuzzies. What a wonderful way to show appreciation for a clearly beloved teacher.

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Sarah Carri is an avid reader and social media guru with a passion for truth and life. Her writing has previously been published in print and online by Focus on the Family and other well known media outlets. Her experience in ministry and Disney entertainment gives her a unique perspective on such topics.
Sarah Carri is an avid reader and social media guru with a passion for truth and life. Her writing has previously been published in print and online by Focus on the Family and other well known media outlets. Her experience in ministry and Disney entertainment gives her a unique perspective on such topics.

Sarah's experience as a successful working stay-at-home mom and business owner has given her the chance to write and research often. She stays up to date on the latest in entertainment and offers her views on celebrity stories based on her wide knowledge of the industry. Her success as a former preschool teacher and licensed daycare provider lend to her know-how on topics relating to parenting and childhood education.

Her thoughts on faith and family issues stem from home life and ministry work. Sarah takes time to attend workshops and classes annually that help her to improve and hone her writing craft. She is a graduate of the Institute of Children's Literature program and her writing has been acclaimed by ACFW and ECPA.
Education
Institute of Children's Literature, Art Institute of Phoenix (Advertising), University of California Irvine (Theater), Snow College (Early Childhood Education)
Location
Arizona
Languages Spoken
English
Topics of Expertise
Entertainment, Faith




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