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TOMMY: The World's First Rock Opera
Tommy was the first rock opera. It was written about a blind, deaf, and dumb boy.
After seeing his step-father brutally murdered by his father, his mother convinced him that he neither saw nor heard the event and as a result, fell blind, deaf, and dumb.
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Both Tommy's Uncle Earnie and Cousin Kevin take advantage of Tommy not being able to see, hear, or get away and they sexually assaulted Tommy.
Tommy's mother tried every method she could to get him to see again, from giving him LSD to going to special doctors.
After giving Tommy acid doesn't work, a doctor says that Tommy is psychosomatically blind and deaf. He asks Tommy to look in the mirror and they realize that he can see his reflection.
When Tommy's mother hears this, she smashes the mirror because she was angry and this broke the cycle, allowing Tommy to see and hear again.
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