Sometimes you hear or read stories about people in far distant countries that are just a face with a name, and it doesn't relate to you right here and now.
We hope that the below stories taken from some of the Leprosy Mission's projects overseas, will touch you as it did us.
These are real people just like you or me who have unfortunately had their lives changed by the effects of leprosy.
Amar in India
Pemba in Nepal