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    Mother Lanyero Christine languishes over 18 year old daughter and Nodding Disease sufferer Alaro Ker Monica in Monica's hut in Awere, Pader District, Uganda. Monica is close to death yet mother Christine still keeps the family of six children together.... A brother died of the disease in 2014. This image is from a shoot documenting the suffering of those with Nodding disease currently in Northern Uganda to create awareness
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    This is a sad and impactful image. I commend the photographer for working to highlight this very devastating condition that needs to be researched further in Uganda.

    Amy Toensing
    National Geographic Photographer
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    Date Taken: Mar 17, 2017
    Date Uploaded: Mar 21, 2017
    Location: Awere, Northern Region, Uganda
    Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D7200
    Focal Length: 12 mm
    Shutter Speed: 1/50 sec
    Aperture: f/4.5
    ISO: 3200
    Copyright: © Geoff Walker
    Categories: Black and White, Culture, People
    Assignments: Strong Women
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