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leper

a person who has leprosy
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leper

[′lep·ər]
(medicine)
A person afflicted with Hansen's disease.
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"When you look at yourself in the glass you see the typical appearance of the leper."
As she opened the door he smelt the sickly sweet smell which makes the neighbourhood of the leper nauseous.
"I never dreamed of lepers. When I deserted the schooner and landed on the beach, I headed inland for some place of hiding.
Next, he saw the girl in the leper refuge and remembered it was for love of him that she had let him go.
"And what do you imagine," asked the other, "would be worse than a leper?"
Several lepers at the Suakoko Leprosy Rehabilitation Center, Suakoko District are said to be living in complete poverty as the Liberian government has allegedly failed to give attention to their many cries.
Today, we know Culion as a tourist spot, but back then, it was a forbidden place where up to 7,000 lepers were forcibly detained under a policy established by the Americans.
The Ogun State governor-elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun, on Monday, had a get-together with inmates of the Lepers Colony at Iberekodo in Abeokuta North Local Government Area of the State.
Although the lepers are no longer infectious they are rejected by nearby communities.
The electronic grave has a QR code that visitors can scan on their phones to access information about the late humanitarian and the lifelong services she rendered in helping lepers. Dr Pfau passed away on August 10, 2017, at the age of 87.
The smart electronic grave comes with a QR bar code that visitors can scan on their phones to access information about the late humanitarian and the lifelong services she rendered in helping out lepers.
known in the past as lepers. Muriel Lewis, a young girl living in Wonju in the 1920s, recalled: