Sonia and Anita are two sisters living in India who have been blind since birth. In this short film, watch as they receive a simple eye operation that makes it possible for them to see for the first time. Directed by Getty Images Reportage photographer Brent Stirton for Blue Chalk Media and the non-profit organization 20/20/20, which provided the free surgery to these sisters - and thousands of other people in developing countries.
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This video is also part of National Geographic’s Short Film Showcase, which spotlights exceptional short videos, created by filmmakers around the web, selected by National Geographic’s editors.
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