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World in Progress: Sri Lanka's forgotten leprosy generation

Despite the strides in eradicating leprosy, there are still those who contracted the disease before the cure became widely available. Locked away in leprosy asylums, they were left to fend for themselves - pushed away from their families, excluded from society. Ross Velton received funding from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.

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