Though I got treatment from the Government medical team every day in the village, most of us had already had different degrees of disabilities, some of us had visible disabilities on four limbs such as distorted legs and hands, nose collapsed or distorted mouth. These were all the aftermath of the disease. Not only the physical pain had been with us all these years, but also the mental torment from stigma and self-inferiority complex.
Nowadays, the old man has his own rhythm of life; he no longer feels helpless. He is content with is new life. He always feels that life is happy. As for me, I respect this old man, admire his willpower and spirit; as this old man is invincible!
Cluster 11 Ta-er-ti Village,