Meet the dad, mom and son in Ghana who all live with albinism

Meet the dad, mom and son in Ghana who all live with albinism

- A couple, Nathanael and Rita, who both live with albinism and got married have had a child called Brian with the same skin condition

- In an interesting twist of fate, Brian's brother, who is known as Nana Yaw, does not have the condition at all

- Nat and Rita have advised the public to accept people living with albinism

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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.

In an interview with TV3 Ghana sighted by YEN.com.gh, 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, revealed she fell in love with Nathanael because of his great personality and how well he treats her.

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Interestingly, when Nathanael and Rita had their first child, Nana Yaw, he turned out to be completely free from the skin condition.

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, reportedly suffers from breathing difficulties.

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Meet the dad, mom & son in Ghana who all live with albinism
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In conclusion, the family entreated the public to accept people living with skin conditions and stop discriminating against them.

In a separate report by YEN.com.gh, a beautiful Ghanaian nurse named Enam Honya Heikeens has had her beautiful black skin taken over by a skin condition called vitiligo which started when she was only seven.

In an interview with YEN.com.gh, Enam, who is also the director for Vitiligo Ghana Foundation, indicates that she now helps people to fight against the stigma that people suffer due to their condition, mentioning that it has not been an easy journey at all.

Almost throughout her life, Enam has had to put up with people looking strangely at her and, even worse, avoiding any form of contact with her as though she had a contagious ailment.

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