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Child with legs under traction, lying in a hospital bed beside his mother. The boy's legs are bandaged and raised upwards in traction, a technique used when a limb needs to be kept extended and under tension while healing. Photographed in St Mary's Hospital, Lacor, Gulu, Uganda.
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