Heart of Louisiana: Carville family

Published: Mar. 7, 2023 at 10:08 PM CST
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CARVILLE, La. (WVUE) - For much of the last century, people who were diagnosed with leprosy -- or Hansen’s Disease -- were required to stay at a hospital in Carville, La. That is also where a cure for the disease was found. Here is one family’s story of life with the disease in the Heart of Louisiana.

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