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Meet Mannan Mondal, 50 year old, from India. He begs in Delhi, has turned down radical reconstructive surgery so he can carry on begging and pay for his daughter’s wedding.

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He rejected the offer by a consultation and surgeons to have a new face constructed.

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He is the father of 2 sons and 2 daughters. He make money from his look and sends to his family.

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He wants to carry on earning so he can fund 20-year-old Rasheeda’s big day.

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Mannan has a high risk of growing tumors as he suffers from Neurofibromatosis.

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His earning by begging is about £5 a day to and send back to his beloved family.

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One doctor seen the condition of Mannan and he said that this were not cancerous or life limiting.

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He was suffers from his childhood but still managed to find love at age of 18.