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YouTuber MrBeast Pays For 1,000 Blind People To Have Sight Restored

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Popular Youtuber MrBeast has paid for 1,000 blind or almost-blind people to get life-changing surgery to restore their sight.

MrBeast, whose real name is Jimmy Donaldson, released a video on Saturday detailing the thousand people getting cataracts removed with the help of the non-profit eye care organization, See.

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MrBeast also gave $10,000 to a number of patients, bought one a Tesla, and even donated a huge sum to one’s university fund.

“We’re curing a thousand people’s blindness,” says Mr Donaldson in the video released Saturday, which had already wracked up 32 million views by Monday morning.

The video featured touching before and after interviews with some of the patients. When one patient is asked what the first thing he’s excited to see post-surgery, he responds: “My son. He’s been my rock through all of this.”

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“Seeing him. Seeing his face. That’s what I miss you know.”

The man burst into tears when the bandages were removed and his son was standing there. The grateful patient said: “I can see everyone’s facial features now. Just a little blurry with my tears coming out.”

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