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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Blue eye leprosy

A patient lives in a leprosy camp in Vietnam. Due to social discrimination, they gather and spend the rest of their lives in this camp. Infected nerves, contractive tendons are all popular symptom of this sickness. An extremely rare situation appears when the eyes turn to blue like this woman.

TAGS: Camp, Elder, Viet Nam

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Hanoi, Vietnam
Member since 2014
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© Binh Duong.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2014
Total Views: 105
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 7, 2014, 3:16 a.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON Df
Focal Length: 28mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f2
ISO: ISO250
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PHOTO LOCATION Haiphong , Vietnam