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albinism

General knowledge
May 2, 2019

What is albinism?

Thando Hopa is a South African model, lawyer, poet - and she has albinism. But she doesn’t let the condition define her. Instead, she lives a normal healthy life.Her condition is caused by an absence of melanin in the body. Melanin is a pigment that gives hair, skin and eyes their colour. Without melanin,  skin and hair are white and vision is impaired...
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Skin
September 6, 2014

What is albinism?

Did you know that September is World Albanism Awareness month? It’s the right time to put out some facts about this little-understood condition. (more…)
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