Once-colorblind Yakima man hits head, now sees colors

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YAKIMA, Wash. - Seventy-year-old Richard Riggs of Yakima says he has been colorblind since birth.

 But after hitting his head in a recent fall he says he now sees the "colors of the rainbow."

 A doctor told KIMA a fall could not change a genetic condition such as colorblindness, but a concussion could possibly change the way Riggs perceives colors.

 Riggs plans a trip to Hawaii in March and says he can't wait to see the flowers, and the bikinis