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May 24, 2010 - Tambura, Sudan - Elvira is a sudanese albino from Tambura, Western Equatoria, Sudan. She has no children. Her brother is albino, her parents are not. In her village, people respect her and dont consider her different. Elvira skin is badly damaged from the sun. Her delicate skin is prone to infections and diseases if not taken care of. Albinism is a genetic condition caused by a lack of melanin in the skin, eyes and hair. Photo credit: Benedicte Desrus