Thursday, July 21, 2011

Better than the mind's eye

It never occurred to me that there might be such a profession as an ocularist. A most wonderful gift to be able to give someone.


"I don't want the general public to know what I do is fake," Christie Erickson says. "It's best if it's not noticed at all...It's an amazing thing to be able to be a part of somebody's life and that transformation from the tragedy, the grief ... and for us to be able to just heal, pray and love them through it," Erickson says. "And also (give them) a dang good-looking eye."