Tweeps show love goes deeper than your skin: #LoveForAlbinismFamEveryWhere goes viral

Tweeps show love goes deeper than your skin: #LoveForAlbinismFamEveryWhere goes viral

For years people born with Albinism have been treated like outcasts and shunned for the way they were born. A recent outbreak on twitter has spread the love.

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The #LoveForAlbinismFamEveryWhere has gone viral.

Albinism is a rare skin disease. It is caused by a defect in one of several genes that produce or distribute melanin.

Countries such as Tanzania, Kenya and even South Africa, have continuously discriminated against albinos. Seen as a curse Albinos have found it difficult to assimilate.

They are murdered, tortured, bullied and disrespected. They face ridicule and abuse with their own families and communities.

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The twitter hashtag has brought about hope and pread the #LoveForAlbinismFamEveryWhere. It is truly beautiful to see people come together with open minds to love beyond what they see or have been forced to believe.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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