Within two weeks, Nyajime had seized a second chance at life. By this point, the doctors expected her to make a full recovery with continued treatment.
Before, her body had weighed less than half of what it was meant to at her age, yet was too heavy for her to lift. Now, Nyajime had survived.
“I first met and photographed Nyajime as she lay on a hospital bed almost lifeless,” said Sebastian.
“Four-year-old Nyajime was the small ray of hope that managed to elicit a smile and, admittedly, a somewhat moist eye from this grumpy old photographer. She left me with a slightly less cynical vision of this seemingly broken world.”