Parents Who Raised A Blind Girl To Believe She Was Sighted (Caroline Casey's Unique Life Story)

11 Feb 2020
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I'm Molly, a typical sushi, makeup, and fashion loving millennial girl who just so happens to be blind! I was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa at just 4 years old and began public speaking at age 5. I started just doing motivational speaking, but now I make videos and even model! Even though I can’t see, I know that there are bright spots in everything we face. Let’s find them together. 💕

  • (12:36) "and suddenly I understood...what I had done to myself by denying who I was." Whoa...

    Magic MagalieMagic MagalieVor 15 Tage
  • This right here is what makes the both of you such powerhouses. You both have done an excellent job of harnessing all that free energy and directing into direct change within industry and society. I can't believe how similar you two are though its like carbon copies separated by 20 years and that is awesome!

    Jim VrchotaJim VrchotaVor 25 Tage
  • SUCH A COOL CONVERSATION! And I wonder if Lego braille came out of this initiative. There is so much clothing industries can do with so many disabilities impacted - for me it's temperature regulation and skin sensitivities. For my cousin it's being an amputee. For my friend with colon surgery and a bag, it's where to keep the bag stored with good fitting pants for that. On and on it goes!

    Elizabeth ThomasElizabeth ThomasVor 29 Tage
  • Did anyone notice that at 14:55 theres a photo of Molly in the TV on the background? LOL

    QueraltQueraltVor Monat
  • Me: reads title Also me: is molly doing a collab with share my story or something?

    Mackenzie ReasorMackenzie ReasorVor Monat
  • Those jump-cuts make it really hard to follow. Please don't do that.

    Fulla BeaverhausenFulla BeaverhausenVor Monat
  • incredible stories you have

    brodieroomojobrodieroomojoVor 2 Monate
  • I love this woman!

    Bableen GillBableen GillVor 2 Monate
  • Such a beautiful moment between these two ❤️

    Jay-Lee van der BergJay-Lee van der BergVor 2 Monate
  • I mean, I love that she never let living with her vision affect her, but he parent abiding it from her like an experiment was not cool. You could STILL love exactly the same they could have still let her do a driving lesson AND let her know she had the condition from the beginning.

    Jay-Lee van der BergJay-Lee van der BergVor 2 Monate
  • One of my friends dint know she was blind like till she was 16. Her parents were abroad and lived with her only until she was 3. she lived with her granny and was home schooled... when she was 4, she got into a accident while playing and damaged her cornea. No one even knew. She first had blurred or steamy type vision until she was 10. She never spoke to anyone except her granny and her home schooler and thought it was completely normal to have that kinda vision and was never taken to a doctor. When she turned 15, she was finally allowed to leave home and drive to school. But after 3 weeks or so, when she was driving to school with me, she suddenly hit the breaks. I freaked out and asked her what happened. She just stayed silent and looked pale. After a few seconds she asked me what do I see... When I told her about our surroundings, she was shocked and said, " So, is it normal to see nothing or see black when you hit puberty?" I freaked out. I asked her to sit at the back seat so that I could drive... She was so shoked and scared,she couldn't even keep a step. I drove her to a doctor, when she thought she was going to school.. My god,, I was as scared as her. She was progressing going blind, but never knew. When she went completlely blind all of a sudden, she still thought that was Normal.... I've stayed on her side ever since..

    Shanvi ShrasanShanvi ShrasanVor 2 Monate
  • Damn, this is so hartwarming to watch. First time i see one off Mollys interviews. Completly mindblown how these ladys compete with there challenges. #Massiverespect! 🙏🙏🙏

    LaW NevarLaW NevarVor 3 Monate
  • My right eye has to do the work for my left everything is fuzzy with my left eye I have 2 different prescriptions for each eye my right eye is my good one

    Matthew BatesMatthew BatesVor 3 Monate
  • Two incredible women, best wishes❤️

    LaggardInLoveLaggardInLoveVor 3 Monate
  • I wanna be friends with both these women they are amazing

    Elodie YoungElodie YoungVor 3 Monate
  • I had pretty bad eye sight but I totally just thought well I can’t see that because that’s too far so that makes sense that it’s blurry and didn’t get glasses until I was 15 who knew that you can actually see leaves on the tree 🤷‍♀️

    Moriah SwardsonMoriah SwardsonVor 4 Monate
  • Did I see big edd?

    Michelle ZhigayloMichelle ZhigayloVor 4 Monate
  • I love these videos, but please PLEASE tone down the jump cuts. There are an unnatural amount that's making me dizzy >.>

    AcaciaAcaciaVor 4 Monate
  • Why is that blond girl wearing glasses if she is blind?

    Lunamoon 23Lunamoon 23Vor 4 Monate
  • I recently took a vision and hearing test at work. I am 44. The guy asked do you have a driver's license? I said yes. He asked how did you ever pass your test? Well, I haven't been tested since I was 21, why? I can only read the top line on the test... barely....and I find out that they think I'm also color blind. I don't understand bc I can see??? And I can also see colors??? I call my mom...who then tells me she is legally blind and color blind as well!!!😳. Why was this never mentioned? I guess I need to go get this checked out. I knew that I couldn't see the best...I struggle...but I just figured it was a part of old age. I'll get this all figured out eventually

  • It’s like bring my blanket story basically because I took playing with another number seven is in a condition can I just tell my friends and crying and then when they don’t use me I tell them how much the conditioners so yeah because I’m like I’m a banana but I’m afraid I don’t have a number of things yeah I’m forgetting back so my parents told me all the things that will make me everything ask the question are they for I would ask how they like no me

    Blindness with Belle & her BFF'sBlindness with Belle & her BFF'sVor 4 Monate
  • i find it so incredibly funny how they're BOTH legally blind, but the whole entire video they were staring right at each other.

    Gigi Plays RobloxGigi Plays RobloxVor 4 Monate
  • "im half extrovert, im half introvert" OMG HOLYYYYYY I CAN RELATEEEEE :0

    Gigi Plays RobloxGigi Plays RobloxVor 4 Monate
  • Just imagine one day your doctor tells you you are blind, and you have always been blind. Thats sooo crazy. This needs to be a movie.

    Lourdes 0327Lourdes 0327Vor 4 Monate
  • This is just amazing, the world is blessed to have you two in it xx

    Lola KoalaLola KoalaVor 4 Monate
  • Can You Make A What Blind People See Video. Where You Show Pictures Of What Blind People See

    Kinora Shy WolfKinora Shy WolfVor 4 Monate
  • I found at about two years ago that I have glaucoma . I am 20 now and it’s hard cuz I never thought that someone my age could have it and it runs on my dads side so when I found out they gave me these eye drops to take so it slows the process and I took them for awhile. And I always get the questions why don’t you take them anymore do you want to go blind and it’s not that I want to go blind all the way it’s that I’ve been denying it cuz I don’t want it to be real. I don’t want to have to explain to anyone that I just don’t see the point in taking them I know no matter what I do it’s still gonna be there. But this video has made me realize that it’s ok and if I need to take time that’s ok but I shouldn’t give up on myself cuz the true is I’m so scared on what the future holds.

    Lexi BorchardtLexi BorchardtVor 4 Monate
  • I've been watching alot of these videos recently of Molly's stories. After watching so many I was like " maybe I am going blind " lol. My eyes twitch alot and recently my eyes started burning and over the past two weeks my eyes have started to get quite a bit more blurry.

    Layla AmmonsLayla AmmonsVor 4 Monate
  • I’m so scared of empaths ever since Shane Dawson.... but i love her so uh ok

    Tani U.Tani U.Vor 4 Monate
  • It's interesting how much I can relate to her story as a gay man who had to accept who I am. Obviously different in many ways, but still feels familiar. I hope the blind community gets the representation my community is starting to have.

    Sam RossSam RossVor 4 Monate
    • Just left feedback for starbucks to have training on serving blind or deaf customers.

      Sam RossSam RossVor 4 Monate
    • After watching this fully I wish I asked teavana (a starbucks company) to have training on how to serve deaf and blind customers. I had to learn how to give them a good experience on the spot and the firsts of those customers had to teach me. Having to teach employees on how to serve shouldn't be a responsibility the blind and deaf community has to face.

      Sam RossSam RossVor 4 Monate
  • The amount of positive energy in this video is amazing ❤️

    Melanie PromiseMelanie PromiseVor 4 Monate
  • I’m not by any means blind but I have snow vision, it’s like seeing through TV static. It’s very mild but I had always thought everyone saw the same, my mom is very spiritual and had associated it with being a star child. When I discovered it was merely snow vision I had a near identity crisis

    Bella AndrewsBella AndrewsVor 5 Monate
  • What if I don't see and not know it

    Pineapple GurlPineapple GurlVor 5 Monate
  • the only good thing i got out of shane is Molly and Garrett

    Jill GoodmanJill GoodmanVor 5 Monate
  • For some reason you remind me of ceaser from hungergames!👌

    carouselcreekstudioscarouselcreekstudiosVor 5 Monate
  • Oh man...when she started crying, I did too. The connection of their lives is beautiful.

    Lavenue CcLavenue CcVor 5 Monate
  • i don’t understand. wouldn’t she understand how visually impaired she is when she started trying to read? well before 17

    KennM12KennM12Vor 5 Monate
    • Nope, if you've always had large print and glasses, well you've always has large print and glasses. I spent the first 12 years of school with my forehead plastered to my textbooks because, well my mother thought my lack of vision (and colorblindness) were a personal character assassination on her.

      EDS Wanderlust FairyEDS Wanderlust FairyVor 5 Monate
  • I found this boring, but respect the time and effort put n into this video ❤

    spiritual Barbi3spiritual Barbi3Vor 5 Monate
  • Phoebe? Elephant hunter?

    Craft Don’t CareCraft Don’t CareVor 5 Monate
  • Cries in uneven vision

    CircusBabuCircusBabuVor 5 Monate
  • It’s absolutely horrific these parents did this to her. They should be ashamed of themselves.

    Patrice BPatrice BVor 5 Monate
  • If she’s blind why does she wear glasses sorry I didn’t watch the whole vid so idk

    MariahPlayzMariahPlayzVor 5 Monate
    • For looks

      Brianna CamarotaBrianna CamarotaVor 5 Monate
  • I love this so much I had no idea who they were before but I love how they both have learnt so much from each other it just feels like such a beautiful relationship!

    Marianny AguasvivasMarianny AguasvivasVor 5 Monate
  • Just in case anyone is inspired by the elephant thing. Riding elephants is super cruel it’s the weakest part of their back. If you ever want to interact with elephants please do so in a sanctuary. Love the rest of the story though so inspiring!

    Alex JonesAlex JonesVor 5 Monate
  • Everyone is different witch makes us similar. Blind or not you are still people. You too are both blind and you guys are similar for many different reasons but you are also different. I am not blind but I am similar to you guys in some way and different for other reasons like we don't have the same hair color and I don't have a dog or sister. I do have a brother and was born with brown hair maybe you do too.

    GabriellaGabriellaVor 5 Monate
  • here are two very much blind people that dont look like or act blind

    Freddiemercurys lostshoeFreddiemercurys lostshoeVor 5 Monate
  • "We are so similar" y'all are both air signs

    Ashley JacobsAshley JacobsVor 5 Monate
  • So many cuts in this one. Lol edit on 1000. Love it!! She has so much to say and clearly LOVES to talk. Honestly if you watch Molly, she will overtalk anyone and everyone on her or their channel lol. This gal is just a talker

    Danielle EidsonDanielle EidsonVor 5 Monate
  • What started my eye journey, I am not blind, I just have really bad sight in my left eye, I was watching my grandma in the kitchen when I was three and I said "I see two grandmas". I'm very lucky that they took that and got me glasses ASAP. I'm a proud wearer of glasses for the past 20 years!

    Ellie LedgerwoodEllie LedgerwoodVor 5 Monate
  • The planets have alyned

    PauldjreadmanPauldjreadmanVor 5 Monate
  • i didnt even know they were both blind... what that's amazing

    Kaelyn PapaKaelyn PapaVor 5 Monate
  • Goddam you really edited through a lot of her speech...

    Emily GEmily GVor 5 Monate
  • She sounds exactly like me. Albinism, introvert/extrovert, blind, using strategies going off of the energy of the people around you. People think I’m rude in public even friends and I’m like please don’t yell my name from across the store. I’ll pretend I’m deaf too lol.

    Ashley ClarkAshley ClarkVor 5 Monate
  • My eye sight is definitely not close to blind but I only realised I needed glasses when I was in my final year of high school. I'd gone my whole life thinking everyone could see like I can 🙈 I'd been sitting in the second row of my classroom and I kept complaining about how we were expected to be copying work down from the projector when we couldn't even see what was on it...a girl in my class turned to me and offered me to try on her glasses and well obviously it wasnt perfect but it cleared slightly and i realised... I get so upset sometimes when I think about how some people can see clearly for up to 60 metres naturally when I cant without my glasses. When I first got my glasses I got so emotional because I could see so much detail like the hair on peoples heads and leaves on a tree and even colours seem brighter it is so weird

    Tamarind DiggesTamarind DiggesVor 5 Monate
  • Wait is the other woman completely blind? She has glasses so I'm confused

    Poni Koji Jede KroasanPoni Koji Jede KroasanVor 5 Monate
  • Your camera man needs to learn how not to move a camera haha 😂

    Joshua SteadmanJoshua SteadmanVor 5 Monate
  • "I'm half extrovert and half introvert" I feel that in my soul

    Dragon LadyDragon LadyVor 5 Monate
  • The blonde woman kinda reminds me of edna from the incredibles, only the hair and height are different

    XicaraXicaraVor 5 Monate
  • her life needs to be a movie

    SarahL McMillanSarahL McMillanVor 5 Monate
  • Literally no words! Both of their stories are incredible 💝

    Crystal AyalaCrystal AyalaVor 5 Monate
  • I have normal vision but my mom wears glasses for seeing far and on the road she can always make out the words on signs before I can and it's frustrating lol

    Taehyung? Tea, hyung.Taehyung? Tea, hyung.Vor 5 Monate
  • My mom is blind from albinism as well (she's full albino). and she kinda had a similar experience as a child ... they didnt really prepare her for being an adult as a blind person.

    Katherine Rose ArtKatherine Rose ArtVor 5 Monate
  • When she said she saw Al Gore walk by I was like omg I wonder if she's joking or if he really did. Then the blonde girl is like "yeah you can watch but we can't exactly see it" I was like 😅 oh yeah. She was definitely joking

    Scared FaçadeScared FaçadeVor 5 Monate
  • So funny to me because I have gotten into strangers cars, walked into walls/glasses, hugged and waved at people I didn't know and I am sighted

    Irina BertoluzzaIrina BertoluzzaVor 5 Monate
  • Love this! (Why so many editing cuts though?😳🥴)

    Sami NicoleSami NicoleVor 5 Monate
  • It's fascinating to me to watch this. There a few times Caroline lunges forward into Molly's space but because Molly is blind she doesn't flinch like a sighted person would. Also, Caroline does the lunging and DOESN'T realize she's gotten so close.

    Kathia Ortega-RibasKathia Ortega-RibasVor 5 Monate
  • Can you please send a link to the panel you were own?

    Sarit ShullSarit ShullVor 5 Monate
  • Butterfly Effect right here 💕

    Karla SalomónKarla SalomónVor 5 Monate
  • It shocked me how tall they are, everyone walking by are tall.

    Jose EchevarriaJose EchevarriaVor 5 Monate
  • K. Coming to the end of the video. Wth? I'm not crying. You're crying! Theres smoke in here! 😭😭 I cant even. ♡♡♡♡ two amazing people who were CLEARLY meant to meet eachother.

    Shannyn CShannyn CVor 5 Monate
  • Not that it’s at all the same, but I remember for a long time after being diagnosed with IBD I wanted to join the military and was so frustrated that it was considered a “disqualifying condition”. I used to tell people “there’s nothing wrong with me except on paper.” And I really believed that, even though IBD, in my experience, has been absolutely debilitating and prevented me from working or even moving at times in my life. Not saying this is true for everyone with IBD, but I guess I can relate to the self denial of not being able to accept my own disability and thinking I’m totally normal except for this meaningless diagnosis.

    Ostomies Are BeautifulOstomies Are BeautifulVor 5 Monate
  • Wtf was that swiss flag😂 it's supposed to be a square btw

    Lo LaLo LaVor 5 Monate
  • I have chills, I just keep getting chills. So beautiful.

    Foxy GamingFoxy GamingVor 5 Monate
  • Honestly, can someone please explain to me how can she not know shenis blind for 17 years? How is that possible, I can't understand. I wish she would elaborate on that.

    NaamaNaamaVor 5 Monate
  • I love this❤️ When she realizes how much what she did affected a little girl😭❤️

    Trym VanhataloTrym VanhataloVor 5 Monate
  • Great interview and discussion. The editing is way too much though. So many cuts.

    Nessie MonsterNessie MonsterVor 5 Monate
  • this video is making me so happy

    Devin Johnson HoganDevin Johnson HoganVor 5 Monate
  • Going to hope this is pre corona

    Whitney AnnWhitney AnnVor 5 Monate
  • “The loss of who I was was filled with the adventure of who I am now” that is a quote right there

    LizzieM23LizzieM23Vor 5 Monate
  • I just wanted to say that I love your content and have been watching for like a few years. And right now I'm just binge watching all of your videos

    RenateRenateVor 5 Monate
  • Her dad really thought she could safely drive a car??

    Some OneSome OneVor 5 Monate
  • This was so beautiful it made me cry

    Sara AshleySara AshleyVor 5 Monate
  • This is incredible and beautiful story. Thank you

    IbKinHaanIbKinHaanVor 5 Monate
  • I haven’t watched a Molly video in a long time. Most of them I’ve seen are beauty related. I had no idea she was so intelligent. She’s awesome.

    Rene FontaineRene FontaineVor 5 Monate
  • I just thought of something! How do blind people dream?

    Marla WettsteinMarla WettsteinVor 5 Monate
  • She said she has body image issues? I am curious how and why? She also said look at my eyes. She knows her boats sparkle? I am curious if she has some vision?

    Haley BHaley BVor 5 Monate
  • *The loss of who I was, was filled with the adventure of the person I am now* This hit different.

    Chloe HuggsChloe HuggsVor 5 Monate
  • I have glaucoma and losing vision. But always had trouble with it especialy one eye, myopia, astigmatism and lazy eye. My mother acted like glasses were an acessory, yet they were medical so I was confused. They didnt actually work because nobody knew about the astigmatism. So I didnt really wear them, I just adjusted to barely seeing anything. That was normal. Up til I was around 13-16 and I put on glasses that made trees have leaves. The world had all this detail I never saw before, lines between items. It's shocking to realize there's another way everyone else sees the world.

    A Google userA Google userVor 6 Monate
  • This was posted four days till my birthday

    happy placehappy placeVor 6 Monate
  • Onions 🧅 have layers, ogres have layers.

    Theresa WilliamsTheresa WilliamsVor 6 Monate
  • 20:47 in iSrAeL (I am from Israel so I can say that)

    Veronica RachevVeronica RachevVor 6 Monate
  • "Mom, stop laughing"

    Addie G.M.Addie G.M.Vor 6 Monate
  • Omg I know the song a boy named sue! So funny

    Maddie SuzanneMaddie SuzanneVor 6 Monate
  • i know how the whole hiding your true self feels, i am a transgender male and i still havent fully come out but i came out to my sister after struggling and struggling, i even got tempered sometimes because i was under so much stress and pain (honestly i still do that a lot) and you can explain something to someone and they can understand it but they cant feel it. so after i came out to my sister she started asking me questions and stuff and i just got really uncomfortable and i was wondering "what if this means im not really trans" but its not that, i have done 2 years of soul searching and trying to be what im not (and still am) but everyone still sees me as this person that im not, even though i know im not. so it feels like a box, like im trapped. sometimes i lose hope and think ill never become the man i want to be but then i have to remember the little steps and advances. (sorry i know this is all over the place please bear with me) but anyways, im going to take things one step at a time with coming out and dealing with my dysphoria. i will always keep trying and i hope this helped someone like me.

    Sophia O'NealSophia O'NealVor 6 Monate
  • 14:54 was that Molly on the tv in the back?

    Royal_dragon LarrionRoyal_dragon LarrionVor 6 Monate
  • I want to have a voice like yours as an autistic activist but I don’t know how to start. Any advice?

    Jennifer M DavisJennifer M DavisVor 6 Monate
  • I haven't even started the video but the title has me at "WHAT?!?!" Edit: I'm so glad DEhave put your videos in my suggested feed. I'm sighted and honestly wouldn't have known of the issues blind people face. Your stories are incredible and I'm inspired by your strength and courage.

    Sarah OlneySarah OlneyVor 6 Monate
  • I always wanted to ride a motorbike. I got two amazing years with my little Honda CBF, it gave me so much confidence and pride. Found out when I was twenty that I had Stargardts, lost my provisional a year later. Never even got my full license. I really miss biking but I am learning that the confidence and pride can come from other things too. I can still be a biker chick, even if I can’t actually ride anymore

    pixin0pixin0Vor 6 Monate
  • this right here is the power of the universe. i can feel it and so can everyone else. absolutely amazing, thank you for sharing!

    Sadie ZipsieSadie ZipsieVor 6 Monate
  • Awwww! It’s so sweet to now how Caroline choosing to be empowered, had the ability to empower Molly. 😭❤️

    Nina ThomasNina ThomasVor 6 Monate