Video posted to the Allentown College District Fb web page reveals the 17-year-old getting emotional as she tries on a pair of glasses to right her colour blindness.
“It is so fairly,” exclaimed Valoy by tears. “Is that crimson?”
The touching second happened after Valoy, generally known as Gigi, introduced a speech about her imaginative and prescient in the course of the Pathway to School and Profession Readiness program at Penn State-Lehigh Valley.
Teacher Sandy Kile stated Valoy’s speech impressed the category to write down letters to Pilestone Inc., a Philadelphia-based firm that designs the glasses.
Firm founder Ben Zhuang jumped on the likelihood to supply glasses to Valoy and 6 different group members without cost.
“I began this enterprise by making an attempt to assist individuals. That is one other likelihood for me to assist,” stated Zhuang who delivered the glasses himself in the course of the Pathway commencement ceremony.
Valoy stated the colours crimson and inexperienced appeared black and grey to her and she or he had bother seeing purple as properly.
“You do not know what you are lacking till you see it. I did not know I used to be going to be overwhelmed by it till I noticed every part I used to be lacking,” stated Valoy, who stated every part appears to be like higher and brighter with the glasses.
“We had been all crying. All of us within the crowd. It was an exquisite day and she or he’s an excellent pupil,” stated Kile.
Now Valoy sees the world as extra vibrant and a bit extra form, because of those that made the present doable.
Valoy stated she plans to attend Gannon College in Erie and main in psychology.
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