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Fist bumps from a boy with special needs

Franscius is a 19 year old boy who has epilepsy that includes grand mal seizures. The community believes a curse was put on him when he was a small child and he is also demon possessed. He loves to go around giving people fist bumps and then running away laughing.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 08.2017
Photo Location: Marchand Dessalines, Haiti
Camera: iPhone 5s
Copyright: © Courtney Field