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This Video Of A Baby Seeing Her Mother For First Time Is Too Cute For Words

The exchange has been watched 3 million times in just over a week.

1. Last week a mother uploaded this video of her baby seeing her face for the first time.

The accompanying caption says the child, called Louise, suffers from albinism – a condition that affects melanin, the pigment that colours skin, hair, and eyes.

The National Health Service says people with albinism can suffer with eyesight problems, sensitivity to light, and nystagmus (involuntary eye movements).

2. The video shows Louise’s reaction to putting on her glasses for the first time.

“It seems like she is really ‘seeing’ her mommy for the first time,” the video on the Louise and Albinism channel declares.

3. And her joy at seeing her mother is very clear to see.

The incredibly cute reaction has so far been watched more than 3 million times since being uploaded on 13 January.

4. The channel also includes a video of Louise’s mother singing “Somewhere Over the Rainbow”.

5. And “Amazing Grace”.

update

Louise’s mother, Megan McMorris, has now been in touch and revealed the video was recorded two months ago.

She said Louise received her glasses when she was six months old and they had made a big difference.

“She tracks/follows objects much better,” McMorris said. “Also, she can follow objects which are further in the distance.

“[The glasses] have helped slow her nystagmus because I think since she sees better, [she] is focusing on objects more than when she’s not wearing her glasses.”

McMorris said the reaction to her video had been a “crazy, yet humbling experience.”

“We are so happy to get more awareness about albinism out to the world. We’re also blessed it has touched so many hearts,” she told BuzzFeed.

McMorris added Louise was now thriving.

“She’s such an old soul. We love her to the moon and back!” she said. BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { document.getElementById(“update_article_update_time_4747303”).innerHTML = UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(‘2015-01-24 09:13:31 -0500’, ‘update’); });

Read more: http://www.buzzfeed.com/richardhjames/this-video-of-a-baby-seeing-her-mother-for-first-time-is-too

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