Mitt Romney lends a helping hand with Charity Vision in India
Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, along with his sons Matt and Josh and grandkids Nick, Chloe, Grace and Wyatt, have recently returned from nine days in India, helping out with Charity Vision. Charity Vision provides surgery for the very poor in twenty-five of the poorest countries in the world; Josh is the part-time and volunteer president of the charity, and is responsible for getting all the Romney’s involved.
Together with 14 people who had generously donated to the charity, Mitt and his family “performed vision screenings for school children and for the elderly…lifted spirits at an orphanage…[and] witnessed the miracle of restored vision for individuals who had long suffered from cataract blindness.” On looking back over the experience, Mitt commented that “We return home with greater appreciation, both for India and for America.”
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Mitt Romney was the 2012 Republican nominee for President of the United States. He was also a leading candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 2008, which eventually went to John McCain. Elected Governor of Massachusetts in 2002, Mitt Romney presided over a dramatic reversal of state fortunes and a period of sustained economic expansion. Without raising taxes or increasing debt, he balanced the budget every year of his administration, closing a $3 billion budget gap inherited when he took office.
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