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09 April - Fred Hollows a man with a million eyes.

Unread postPosted: Thu Apr 09, 2015 10:29 pm
by Max ADU
Australian Birthday Today,
For the full story of Fred Hollows click here......
Or watch video below.

Frederick Cossom Hollows (Fred Hollows)
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Australian ophthalmologist, known for his work in restoring eyesight to thousands of people in Australia and around the world.

More than 1 million people can see because of initiatives he instigated, pioneered a low cost method for manufacturing intraocular lenses, trained doctors in poor communities overseas to perform simple eye surgery.

Fred started the Fred Hollows Foundation (1992), received many awards and honours including Australian of the Year 1990, Human Rights Medal 1990, featured on the 2010 $1 coin from the Royal Australian Mint, although he was an atheist he given a state funeral service at St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney, but buried in Bourke NSW

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Re: 09 April - Fred Hollows a man with a million eyes.

Unread postPosted: Mon Apr 11, 2016 1:33 pm
by Max ADU
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