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a boy wearing a space suit to protect his skin while playing on a playground
June 7, 2020

Sun Suit

A 14-year-old boy with a rare condition called xeroderma pigmentosum wears a space suit made by NASA to protect his extra-sensitive skin from UV rays. This photo appeared in a story in the November 2002 issue all about our largest organ—skin.
Photograph by Sarah Leen, Nat Geo Image Collection

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