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Photo Essay: Scenes from Guatemala

Losing sight

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Photo: Talea Miller

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Losing sight

Accessing health services can be very difficult for poor Guatemalans, especially those living in the highlands and for indigenous communities. This elderly man in San Juan La Laguna said he has almost entirely lost his vision and has great difficulty moving.