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Ex Leprosy Patients

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Ex Leprosy Patients, © Asyraf Rasid

20/07/2015  Tabanan, Indonesia Asyraf Rasid

Wayan Kendri 75, is among the former leprosy patients who were still living in relief centres located in Yehputek leprosy settlement. This settlement was erected in 1948. At present there are a total of 2 from 9 ex-leprosy patients living here. All inhabitants are ex-leprosy patients (100%) are either widows or widowers. All of them are in older ages ranges from 69 to 80 years old. The donation provided by the government is in the form of ration in a package for the whole ex-leprosy patients. (Asyraf Rasid)

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Asyraf Rasid was born in Klang, Malaysia. He is photographer based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He received a degree in Photography majoring in Photojournalism at a local University before beginning as a freelance photographer and now he worked as a staff photographer for The Sun Daily Kuala Lumpur.He has covered a range of stories of Malaysian festivals and events. He interested in photojournalism and documentary photography.

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