Stevie Wonder, who has been blind since two hours after birth, has met with a specialist about undergoing an operation that could grant him sight. Unfortunately, the singer was told that the procedure is unlikely to help him.
At the memorial service of Gwendolyn Gordy Fuqua, Wonder told the 400 people gathered in a Detroit church, "I've always said that if ever there's a possibility of me seeing, then by whatever means that would take, obviously under the blessings of God, then I would take that challenge."
During the operation a computer chip will be placed on the retina, stimulating healthy cells, allowing the patient to make out varying shades of light and shapes. Approximately 15 people have undergone the procedure. According to the Associated Press, Wonder was not actually examined, and the doctor told him the procedure likely wouldn't help his case. No further appointments are currently in the works.
1942 – В Ливерпуле родился сэр Джеймс Пол Макка́ртни (Sir James Paul McCartney) — британский музыкант, певец, композитор, мультиинструменталист и продюсер, один из основателей группы The Beatles, 15-кратный обладатель премии Грэмми, кавалер ордена Британской империи »»
Paul MCCARTNEY (1942)
Richard PERRY (1942)
Сергей ПАТРУШЕВ (1954)
Mario PARMISANO (1960)
Alison MOYET (1961)