Parents create visual bucket list for their five-year-old who is going blind

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These Parents Created a "Visual Bucket List" for Their 5-Year-Old Daughter Who Is Going Blind  Source: Mansfield News Journal 5-year-old Lizzy is slowly losing her sight (Picture: Mansfield News Journal)

Five-year-old Lizzy Myers has been diagnosed with a rare genetic condition that means she will eventually go blind.

So, her parents Steve and Christine Myers, from Ohio, have created a visual bucket list for her so she can take in some of the world’s most stunning views before she loses her sight.

Last year, Lizzy was diagnosed with Usher syndrome type II, a genetic condition that causes progressive loss of hearing and vision.

She already wears a hearing aid and it’s estimated she has between five and seven years before she loses her eyesight.

These Parents Created a "Visual Bucket List" for Their 5-Year-Old Daughter Who Is Going Blind  Source: Mansfield News Journal Lizzy visited the Warren Rupp Observatory in Ohio last week (Picture: Mansfield News Journal)

The five-year-old isn’t aware of her condition, but her parents plan to show her as many spectacular views as they can in the time they have.

‘About five to seven years is…

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