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Contestants practice their catwalk moves as they prepare for the Mr. & Miss Albinism East Africa contest, organized by the Albinism Society of Kenya, in Nairobi, Kenya.

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A contestant looks at her mobile phone after having her makeup done as she prepares for the start of the Mr. & Miss Albinism East Africa contest, organized by the Albinism Society of Kenya, in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Albino girl Shirlyne 7, looks up at her aunt, left, and asks her to paint her nails as she waits for the start of the Mr. & Miss Albinism East Africa contest, organized by the Albinism Society of Kenya, in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Contestants queue up to take the stage in the Mr. & Miss Albinism East Africa contest, organized by the Albinism Society of Kenya, in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Elsie Lynn, 6, has her makeup done a she waits for the start of the Mr. & Miss Albinism East Africa contest, organized by the Albinism Society of Kenya, in Nairobi, Kenya.

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A contestant checks her makeup in a mirror as she prepares to perform in the Mr. & Miss Albinism East Africa contest, organized by the Albinism Society of Kenya, in Nairobi, Kenya.

AP Photo/Ben Curtis

Contestants perform at the start of the Mr. & Miss Albinism East Africa contest, organized by the Albinism Society of Kenya, in Nairobi, Kenya.

AP Photo/Ben Curtis

A contestant performs in the Mr. & Miss Albinism East Africa contest, organized by the Albinism Society of Kenya, in Nairobi, Kenya.

AP Photo/Ben Curtis

A contestant wearing a traditional costume of animal hides performs in the Mr. & Miss Albinism East Africa contest, organized by the Albinism Society of Kenya, in Nairobi, Kenya.

AP Photo/Ben Curtis

A contestant wearing a traditional costume of animal hides performs in the Mr. & Miss Albinism East Africa contest, organized by the Albinism Society of Kenya, in Nairobi, Kenya.

AP Photo/Ben Curtis

Shirlyne 7, tries her hand on the catwalk before the start of the Mr. & Miss Albinism East Africa contest, organized by the Albinism Society of Kenya, in Nairobi, Kenya.

AP Photo/Ben Curtis

Contestants receive advice for the "Mr. & Miss Albinism East Africa" competition, organized by the Albinism Society of Kenya, during a rehearsal in Nairobi, Kenya ahead of the contest on Friday.

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Contestants line up to receive lunch after a rehearsal for the "Mr. & Miss Albinism East Africa" competition, organized by the Albinism Society of Kenya, in Nairobi, Kenya ahead of the contest on Friday. The event aims to promote social inclusion and raise the self-esteem of albinos, who frequently face discrimination and stigma.

AP Photo/Ben Curtis

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