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Mr and Miss Albinism

Mr and Miss Albinism

by Valeria Cardi | None

Albinos across Africa face discrimination and in some cases, death. In some countries, witchdoctors are willing to pay as much as $75,000 for a full set of albino limbs for use in blackmagic.

To fight stigma and persecution, the Albinism Society of Kenya organised the world's first albinism beauty contest. In the week leading up to the competition, we follow three young Kenyan contestants as they step into the spotlight.

Will it help them prove that there is beauty beyond their skin?

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