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Leah Pattison (right), a British woman who caught leprosy while working with leprosy victims in India. It took her a year to recover but she refused to return home for treatment, and stayed on in India to carry on her work. The experience led to her setting up the charity START for female victims of leprosy. She wasn't disfigured by leprosy because it was caught very quickly but many of the women she looks after don't realise that the disease can be treated fairly easily. Many of them are afraid to come forward in the first place because of the stigma attached to the disease.