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THESE EYES SE BACKWARDS THEY ARE
"MIRROR EYES" A UTTLE BOY OWNS THEM
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The Eyes That See as a Looking Glass.
Atlanta, Ga., March 20. The eyes
of 7-year-old Harold Lutzk see the
world as you and I would view it in
a looking glass.
He has "mirror eyes," one of the
rarest of phenomena known to sci
ence. Hold up your right hand and
Harold will tell you it's your left. He
sees it that way. Stand before a,
.This is the Boy Who Owns
mirror and you- will see yourself ex
actly as Harold would see you.
Although Harold has been seeing
things backward all his- life nobody
knew it until the other day when he
started to school. His" teacher was
amazed to see him writing from right
to left with his left hand.
. "I can't read," said Harold, "be
cause the letters run the wrong way."
The teacher had an inspiration.
She held a book before a mirror and
the young pupil read glibly.
Doctors pronounced Harold's case
one of the most remarkable known to
medicine. They found his eyes were
not diseased. He sees as plainly as
anybody, but all objects are reflected
on his brain just as you would see
them on a photograph negative.
While the doctors are studying him
Harold is learning to see things right.
He can read:
"Little Boy Blue, Come Blow Your
Horn," but he can read it much fast
er if written:
ruoY wolB emoC eulB yoB elttiL"
Doctors say that it is hardly prob
able that science can set Harold right.
He must learn just as any one else
would have to learn to see things the
There is little doubt that Harold's