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What a sweet video! KCCI posted a clip on Facebook of fourth-grader Cayson Irlbeck in Iowa, born colorblind, seeing colors for the very first time.
“That day changed my life,” he told KCCI.

The EnChroma glasses he puts on have a special filter that excludes certain wavelengths of light, allowing colorblind people to see color better. Young Irlbeck cries, his dad cries, his mom maybe cries, and you'll probably cry a bit, too.

Absolutely beautiful -- Johnston fourth-grader Cayson Irlbeck was born colorblind, and was unable to see colors until recently. His family shared this wonderful video of the moment he saw colors with Marcus Mcintosh KCCI, and it will bring a tear to your eye and a smile to your face. See Marcus’ full story here: http://bit.ly/2leC7IC

Posted by KCCI on Wednesday, March 1, 2017
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Speaking to KCCI, Cayson said, “It was so colorful. It was weird (because) I had never seen those colors before, but I kind of knew what they were. I don't know. It was just awesome.”

Cayson's father, Aaron Irlbeck, added, “Just to be able to see all of a sudden a whole new world opened up for him, obviously it was very emotional."

According to KCCI, the glasses, which cost $300, have a 50/50 chance of working. The Irlbeck family said it was definitely worth the investment.