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In this photo taken on Wednesday July 7, 2010, leprosy patient Candido Meni, 42, second from left, watches as doctors interrupt a cock fight to examine leprosy patients in Hauana, south of Oe-cusse town, East Timor. East Timor is one of just two places worldwide where leprosy is still widespread, and the country has now declared war on the age-old scourge. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
Photo by: Wong Maye-E
In this photo taken on Wednesday July 7, 2010, leprosy patient Candido Meni, 42, second from left, watches as doctors interrupt a cock fight to examine leprosy patients in Hauana, south of Oe-cusse town, East Timor. East Timor is one of just two places worldwide where leprosy is still widespread, and the country has now declared war on the age-old scourge. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

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