Daily Photos of the 2017

At the Kabanga center, Melas Luge, 10, and sisters Zawia, 11, and Shamima Kassimu must hold objects close to see them. People with albinism have poor vision that is often little improved by glasses. They succeed in school by seeking front-row desks and counting on classmates to share notes.

This photo was originally published in “For Them, Being Pale Can Bring Scorn, Threats, and Worse,” in June 2017.

PHOTOGRAPH BY STEPHANIE SINCLAIR, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

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