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Brazilian photographer Gustavo Lacerda wanted to give albino people the chance to feel their importance, so over three years, he found people to photograph for his series, Albinos.

Cursed Skin.Paradoxically albino people are considered cursed people in swuahili culture. A baby albino born is seen as a big disgrace for the entire community but once the albino is dead he becames a source of luck for his killer. Lack of culture, poverty and superstition have become a dangerous mix specially in Eastern Africa where nowadays people are being hunted like animals to be sold in pieces in one of thousands of black markets that exists from Kenya to Cameroon

Paradoxically albino people are considered cursed people in swuahili…

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Royalty-free Image: Portrait of albino man. More sites should put watermarks across their photos. This way people can save them without worrying about losing the source.

Recently theGrio sat down with a successful African-American analyst for the state of Michigan, Marlon Brown, who discusses life as an albino. The genetic condition is lack of pigmentation of the skin and hair. Although this is a rare condition, Brown is not alone. Here is our slideshow of famed African-American albino people.

SLIDESHOW - There are a handful of well-known African American's in pop culture that have the genetic condition known as Albinism.

Black people can be albino too. Albinism results from a recessive gene in both parents that results in a lack of melanin in their child. at one time, albinos were considered evil and were even hunted or persecuted in some countries. I find them all unique and beautiful.

Albinism is Beautiful

Black people can be albino too. Albinism results from a recessive gene in both parents that results in a lack of melanin in their child. at one time, albinos were considered evil and were even hunted or persecuted in some countries.

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Connie Chiu is the first albino Chinese model with blue eyes and naturally white-blonde hair.

Gustavo Lacerda - Albinos.    http://www.gustavolacerda.com.br/

This series of photographs entitled Albinos by Gustavo Lacerda, photographer based in São Paulo. This series has received several awards and was published in the collection Pirelli/MASP and Porto Seguro Photography.

Wild Flower – Photographer: Danil Golovkin | Model: Nastya Zhidkova | Stylist: Kseniya Berezovskaya | Hair: Ekaterina Arkhipova | Makeup: Larisa Khatmullina

Nastya Zhidkova by Danil Golovkin in "Wild Flower" for

Indian Albino Family - Ever wonder about the "Things" we notice about people first ... What does it mean that the color of their skin is real news.  Think - what pattern is this?  Why don't we group really dark-green people together and take photos of their condition?  Why is this news?  Why is this a Pattern of Human Interest?  It is just not that simple - and that is the pattern.

Meet the Indian couple and their children about to set a new record - as the world's biggest ALBINO family

The world’s largest family of ten suffering with the rare condition of albinism. Roseturai Pullan, his wife Mani, and their six children, grandson and son in law were all born with the genetic skin condition.

Cameroonian Girl - Africa | photo via MediAfritiQ | Contrary to most traditional myths, the Albino-Africana is not cursed, she is not a witch, or an exotic object of ridicule.

Cameroonian girl with albinism. It is our flaw that make us beautiful

Beautiful! !!

portraits focusing on people with Type 1 albinism Inspiration for Balder or Heimdallr

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