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Giving kids the gift of better vision

Children across the country have poor eyesight – but some don't have proper vision care and never get the glasses they need. An organization called Vision to Learn is changing that, helping thousands of Los Angeles schoolchildren see clearly. NBC's Miguel Almaguer reports.


Tonight "Nightly News" profiles an organization called Vision to Learn that's helping kids whose families can't afford to buy them eyeglasses. Not only is it improving their eyesight -- it's also ensuring the children are better able to learn. 

Learn more about the organization by clicking here to visit their website and watch the video below to hear from the Vision to Learn founder on how the organization got started. 

Austin Beutner, the founder of Vision to Learn, explains how the program works and how better vision gives children a chance to learn.