The Contact Lens

The Contact Lens

By What's the Story? Sounds

If you’ve ever had to wear glasses, you’ll never forget the first time you gave contact lenses a try. Suddenly the whole world feels a little clearer, a little easier to understand. Since their invention in the nineteenth century, hundreds of millions of people have had their lives improved by contact lenses. Janet Abaroa was one of them. The twenty-five year old resident of Durham, North Carolina wore disposable lenses, ones that she took out every night before going to bed. This was part of a night time routine that she always followed to the letter. When Janet was tragically stabbed to death in April 2005, the identity of her killer remained a mystery for years…Until one day, when the lead investigator suddenly saw clearly and realised the answers he was looking for, lay in Janet’s contact lenses.

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