Eagles charity gives eye exams, glasses to Bismarck kids

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BISMARCK, N.D. - The Philadelphia Eagles Charitable Foundation was at Horizon Middle School in Bismarck giving kids free eye exams and glasses.

According to Prevent Blindness America, one in four kids have an undetected vision problem that can affect their learning. The foundation gave eye exams to see if the kids needed to see an optometrist or needed glasses, which they made right there.

“We've had students that put on their glasses and literally their eyes lit up. You can see that transformation happening. The moment they put on their glasses, their worlds change from blurry to clear and it's just amazing to see that happen right in front of your eyes,” said Rachel Weiner, Director of Vision Programs.

Weiner says the foundation saw more than 50 kids.

Eagles Quarterback Carson Wentz was a former student at Horizon Middle School.