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Albino Woman

Photo: Albino woman
Pale, milky skin, flaxen hair, and light irises are indicative of albinism, as in this African-American woman. One in 17,000 Americans are albinos, and their lack of the pigment melanin leaves them defenseless against the sun's cancer-causing ultraviolet rays.
Photograph by Robert Clark

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