Hellen lives with a mental health condition in Juba, South Sudan. She says she fell ill after the birth of her sixth child.
With this powerful portrait, New-Zealand born photojournalist Robin Hammond won 2017 second prize singles at the prestigious World Press Photo, in the "People" category.
In this OneShot, Hammond explains why he thinks this particular image of Hellen touched the jury.
Praying for a Miracle (©Robin Hammond/NOOR) | OneShot
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