CNN anchor Anderson Cooper was in Portugal last week shooting a story for CBS newsmagazine “60 Minutes,” and he ended up being temporarily blinded for 36 hours.

He recounts the harrowing experience on his daytime talk show “Anderson Live.” In a nutshell, he was shooting out at sea, and sunlight reflecting off of the water burned his retina:

“I wake up in the middle of the night and it feels like my eyes are on fire, my eyeballs and I think oh maybe I have sand in my eyes or something. I douse my eyes with water. Anyway, it turns out I have sunburned my eyeballs and I go blind. I went blind for 36 hours.”


Anderson Cooper Temporarily Blinded

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