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Crying Meri by Vlad Sokhin

Hellen Alphons (about 38 years old), lost her leg in 2005 in a fight with her drunk husband, Alai Kawa. Alai chopped out Hellen’s right leg with a bushknife in front of their young children, who later called for help. Alai Kawa was arrested by police, but Hellen after the treatmen left her home with the fear that her husband might be released. She came back only in 2010 when she found out that Alai died in prison. Nowadays she lives together with Alai’s sister and they both run a small shop in Kundiawa town, Simbu Province.

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