In pictures: Life in a Sudanese leper colony


Zania Pambo Liyong (right) not only suffered from leprosy, but was blind for several years. A simple operation removed the problem cataract, and she then was able to see her daughter Kookile (left) for the first time in four years.

"I was so happy," Mrs Liyong said, hugging her daughter, before breaking into a little song.

"I didn't cry, I was smiling," said Kookile, who still takes care of her 62-year-old mother.

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