How the accident happened no one could explain, but the lamp had exploded, and the girl was blind! She thought of and sent for Bob. He came. Sadly she told him what had happened, and ... See full summary »
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How the accident happened no one could explain, but the lamp had exploded, and the girl was blind! She thought of and sent for Bob. He came. Sadly she told him what had happened, and horror-stricken, he recoiled from her. And that moment he decided to go away. When he told her he was going west, that he would soon return to her, she clung to him. He comforted her with deceit, and went out of the house, putting her out of his life. Out west, in a bar-room, café and gay temple of revelry, he amused himself with the travesty and parody of love, nor did hear the longing, lonesome sob, nor feel the throb of the girl's eager, yearning dreams. She was forgotten. She asked for letters from him, and the mother, reluctant to impart the miserable truth, gave her sheets of paper as white as the lie they expressed. She pressed them to her lips and to her heart. Then, they heard of a surgeon who was having wonderful success in restoring sight to the blind. The operation was successful. She opened ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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18 February 1912 (USA)  »

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