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India group helps vitiligo patients find love

Quest for matrimonial perfection marginalises millions of Indians with vitiligo, a misunderstood skin condition.

Last updated: 17 Dec 2013 11:33
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Most brides and grooms marry people their families choose for them in India.
 
Relatives often specify that Mr or Miss Right must come from a good family, have a decent job, and fair skin, but sufferers of vitiligo struggle to navigate India's marriage market.

Al Jazeera's Nidhi Dutt reports from Chennai.

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