Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Anderson Cooper Goes Temporarily Blind

The latest news this week is that Anderson Cooper went blind for about 36 hours because he burned his eyeballs during a trip to Portugal.

Anderson Cooper tweeted this picture of himself on December 4th wearing a patch over his right eye (

The 60 Minutes correspondent and CNN anchor said “he woke up in the middle of the night and thought he had sand in his eyes” after being on the water in Portugal filming a 60 Minutes segment. The UV rays bouncing off the water sunburned Cooper’s eyes leaving him temporarily blind and in a lot of pain. Cooper said he doesn’t like wearing sunglasses, but now he will have to make it a point to always wear sunglasses, especially when he’s on the water.

Anderson Cooper on Anderson Live talks about
 his experience going temporarily blind

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