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Morning Express with Robin Meade

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Teen's vision: Help children see clearer

NEED TO KNOW
  • Yash Gupta, 17, collects used eyeglasses and donates them to children in need
  • Report: More than 12 million children don't have the corrective eyewear they need

When Yash Gupta broke his glasses he realized how hard it was to learn without them. Then he started thinking about the millions of children who cannot afford corrective eyewear. Three years later, Gupta has collected 9,500 pairs of glasses, worth nearly half a million dollars for kids in need.

Check out his story.

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