Rudy Perez keeps a list of birthdays, anniversaries

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There’s more than meets the eye to Rudy Perez, 62, of Cuero. Perez, who is legally blind, has always been the go-to guy one turns for help or support. 
 
Before 1998, Perez worked seven days a week between two jobs. For 18 years he worked at Whispering Oaks as a medication aid and for 28 years he worked at Tandy Brands in Yoakum.
 
However, all of that was about to change. Perez had diabetes that affected his eyesight and he had to have eye surgery. After surgery he was released with a list of instructions of do’s and don’ts. Then the Flood of 1998 occurred in Cuero.
 
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