Rihem Jelassi, 19, looking at her reflection after her friend Ryhab Marweni, 18, did her makeup at Marweni's home in a suburb of Tunis. Rihem suffers from sickle cell beta-plus thalasaemia which she is able to manage with medication and diet and lifestyle choices which means she is able to lead a fairly normal life without frequent episodes of hospitalisation. With her (clockwise from front left) are her cousin Mohmmed Ali Jelassi, 12, mother Salma Beji, 43, an aunt and grandmother Hafsiya Jelassi, 94.

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