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Amando Lucas, in his 60s, held up his deformed hands as he greeted a friend recently in the leprosy colony in Funda, Angola.

In Angola, leprosy colony inches toward society

Complete cure possible with new treatments

By John Donnelly
Globe Staff / December 4, 2005

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FUNDA, Angola -- They steered their hand-pedaled tricycles or leaned on canes as they entered the small Catholic church. Residents preached about God and goodness. No priest had led them in prayer for several months -- busy schedules were the priests' excuse. (Full article: 1421 words)

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