For Africa’s hunted albino children, new limbs and new hope

Baraka Lusambo, 5, of Tanzania reaches to touch Monica Watson, with the Global Medical Relief Fund, during a fitting for a prosthetic limb at the Shriners Hospital for Children in Philadelphia on Thursday, July 23, 2015. Witch doctors in Tanzania often lead brutal attacks to use albino body parts in potions they claim bring riches. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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Tanzanian albino toddler seized in feared witchcraft attack

Albinism is a hereditary genetic condition which causes a total absence of pigmentation in the skin, hair and eyes, affecting one Tanzanian in 1,400, often as a result of inbreeding (AFP Photo/Tony Karumba)

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