If we were all created by God and created in His image as well, then we are all one and we should in fact be happy about the way we are. Because albinism is a genetic disorder, it can‘t be cured. Treatment focuses on getting proper eye care and monitoring skin for signs of abnormalities.
Albinism is a lack of pigmentation in the eyes, skin and/or hair. Albinism is an inherited condition resulting from the combination of recessive alleles passed from both parents of an individual. This condition is known to affect mammals, fish, birds, reptiles, and amphibians.
In an interview with the Ejaya’s, a family with albinism Who has even given birth to a normal son without albinism. Nathanael and Rita Ekaya, are both living with albinism in Ghana, they narrated their life experiences and how they gave birth to Brian Ekaya who also has the skin condition.
In an interview with TV3 Ghana sighted by andyoppongdankyi.news.blog, Nathanael, who sounds like a foreigner, indicated that he came to the country, met Rita, and instantly felt a connection between them.
Rita, on the other hand, divulge she felt a strong connection for Nathaniel because of his great personality and how well he behaved towards her.
A couple, Nathanael and Rita Ekaya, who both live with albinism in Ghana have narrated their life experiences and how they gave birth to Brian Ekaya who also has the skin condition.
Interestingly, when Nathanael and Rita gave birth to their first child, Nana Yaw, he turned out to be completely different from his parent
Rita said she was not too happy about that initially, but now the couple consider their family blessed to be a ‘mixed’ family.
Brian, the second child of the couple who also has albinism, has difficulty in breathing.
In conclusion, the Ekaya’s family urged the public to accept people living with skin conditions and stop discriminating against them because they are happy with the way they are.
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