Anita Lalepal, age 15
Jamshila Bina, Sonbhadra, Uttar Pradesh, India. Anita Lalepal is 15 years old. She was born with this birth defect. Her mother, Rukman Devi, age 35 a single parent, takes care of her with the help of her neighbor, Mina Vishkarma. Anita spends most of her days on this cot under her outside “porch” when the weather is nice. Her mother Rukman suffers from a lot of pain in her body. She has a lot of pain in her knees and joints and back and has trouble getting up and down.