Legacies of Leprosy

By Tan Ean Nee

February 2013 FEATURE
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Descendants of leprosy patients return to Sungai Buloh in search of their roots and relatives. For some the reunions are joyful, while for others the sands of time have run out...I first became interested in the Sungai Buloh leprosarium when I produced a documentary in 2007 about the people living there. Established in 1930, it used to be one of the biggest leprosarium in the world. It is now known as the National Leprosy Control Centre.Today, Sungai Buloh, just outside...

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