16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Portrait of leprosy

For 3 years I am documenting the life of people, people who are suffering from leprosy, it is a colony hospital that is being abandoned by the Government of the State of Rio de Janeiro, the patients do not have medicines, and still have to pay for food! in the photo the patient Marcos, who amputated both legs, and now is blind because of diabetes.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 08.2018
Photo Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Camera: NIKON D750
Copyright: © Fabio Teixeira