Was Ray Charles Born Blind?

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Ray Charles gradually began to lose his sight when he was very young and by the age of 7, he was completely blind. His blindness was caused by untreated glaucoma. Ray was an American musician who was a pioneer of soul music during the 50's.
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Ray began to lose his sight at the age of five, not long after witnessing his brother's
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Although the young Ray began to lose his sight at the age of five, not long after witnessing his brother's drowning, his eventual blindness by the age of seven was medical, not traumatic
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Born in 1930, Ray Charles (nee Ray Charles Robinson) in Albany, Georgia grew up in Greenville, Florida. At age six he started to lose his sight from glaucoma after traumatically watching
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Ray Charles became blind due to glaucoma. He started to lose his sight at the age of 5 and went completely blind by the age of 7. Despite his blindness, Ray was a pioneer in the genre of soul music in the 1950s by fusing gospel, rhythm and blues styles into his early recordings.
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Ray Charles became blind through a medical sickness that is known as Glaucoma and he lost his sight at the age of five years, sometime after witnessing the drowning ...
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