Baby Sees Mom Clearly for First Time in Viral Video

Little Leo was recorded after his glasses were put on for the first time
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 8, 2016 2:59 PM CDT

(Newser) – A 4-month-old boy sees his mom clearly for the first time in an awww-inspiring viral video uploaded to YouTube over the weekend, People reports. Little Leopold Wilbur Reppond of Seattle has oculocutaneous albinism, which can cause severe vision impairment, "but today he received his glasses....and can now see the world clearly for the very first time," writes his dad in the video's description. The video shows a big smile dawning on Leo's face as he focuses on his mom's face.

"When he finally did look up that second time and you see that recognition on his face, that’s a smile we just hadn’t really seen before," mom Erin Rippond tells ABC News. (Read more uplifting news stories.)

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