Albinism - a gift or a curse?

Albinos - enigmatic, mysterious, beautiful and rare on this planet! According to medical statistics, about one in 20,000 people is a white-skinned, fair-haired and red-eyed albino.






Lauren lives in Sydney, Australia. Despite the rare disease, which is albinism. It does not feel like an outcast in society. The family tries to fully support her self-esteem. Even my sister, who is not an albino, sometimes paints own hair and eyelashes white to Lorena did not feel lonely.




African-American «M» - known cabaret singer and poet - songwriter from New York ...




This mother of the West African country of Mali reaching out to the medical center for two days to get the information on how to help her daughter with albinism. The mortality rate of people with white skin is significantly higher in African countries, where intense sunlight can cause such people have skin cancers ...




On the island of Fiji albino anciently enjoyed special respect and held a senior position in society. As well as their children ...




Indian girl Pranish is loved and respected by his family and the people of his village, but she is still very shy ...



In the United States defends the rights of albinos Organization representatives albinism and gipopigmentizma (OPAG) that its members are usually referred to simply as "colorless Union».



This organization provides assistance to parents of children with albinism ...



Each year, the American Albino hold conferences, which are divided sorrows of life outcasts, complain of prejudice and superstition, which are surrounded by albinos, exchange of medical information, trying to somehow improve their situation.



And these photos from the site of the company, established in 1997 by former fashion photographer Richard Guidotti and Diane McLean - they work with people living with genetic defects ...



However, not everywhere in the world the same situation ... In Africa, the Negro lives albino is difficult today. For example, the black population of Malawi suspicious of people with a pale complexion and blond hair. And if the family of black parents a child is born albino, they are hard to survive this event, considering handicapped child.



In South Africa, there is a belief that albino after death disappears, as if melts into air. In this connection, is always a few geeks who want to check out: it's true or not?



Albinos Malawi after two years of struggle have achieved the state you log in your organization - Albino Association of Malawi (AAM). They believe that discriminated against because the Negro population suspicious of their pale color of the skin and blond hair.



Members of the organization are going to attract the attention of the state to their problems. "We want to understand and adapt to the society, because we are people too," - said one of the members of the association.



African albinos are planning to organize a network of clinics, which in addition to providing medical care for adults, will also give advice to parents of children with albinosov.Podobnye clinics already established in neighboring Tanzania.



According to statistics, the frequency of albinos in nations of the European countries is estimated approximately 1 per 20 000 inhabitants. In Nigeria - it is 1 in 3000, and among the Indians of Panama and all 1 132 ...



So, the white-eyed Caucasian and has a population of not less than 1 percent of the total world population, which is quite a lot!



via topnews.ru

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