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April 22, 2019

South African lawyer is first albino model on Vogue cover: ‘The way I look is enough’

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Vogue Portugal's most recent cover features a black woman with albinism, Thando Hopa. A lawyer and activist from South Africa, she's the first model with albinism to appear on the cover of the global fashion magazine. Produced by: The World staff. Image credit: Angela Weiss/Getty Images.

Aired April 18, 2019

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Jeanne P
There are several expressions of genes with Albinism regarding eye color. Although many have blue eyes( which appear pink due to blood vessels, some have hazel or even brown pigments. But, she certainly could be wearing contact lenses.
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Nora M
Is she wearing contacts? Albinos don’t have brown eyes.
Geeta S
I agree with you.
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