Hanna Persson and emotional meeting with 7-year-old boy
seven year old Yordi aroused strong emotions in Hanna ”Hannapee” Persson.
When the SVT-profile ”Musikhjälpens” live broadcast tells of the meeting shortcomings it for her.
– It is so heavy with the family that we got to face is that they have received some help but not all the help they need, " she says of Tuesday's broadcast.
Hanna Persson is the foreign correspondent of the year ”Musikhjälpen”. She reports from Guatemala, where she hits the children with different disabilities.
When she on the direct link from Guatemala to tell you about the meeting with the two brothers Yordi Emmanuel and Elvis, Marc, she can't hold back the tears.
Yordi was born with a rare skin disease that makes his skin scales.
– It is so heavy with the family that we got to face is that they have received some help but not the help that they need, " says a visibly touched Hanna Persson live.
”I Felt so hard to leave them.”
She explains that the seven year old Yordi Emanuel must anoint their skin regularly, but the family cannot afford to buy salvorna needed.
– Then it came out a little later in the interview that they this salvorna was the end and I think felt so amazingly hard, to leave this family and Yordi where without these salvorna, " says Hanna Persson and burst out into tears.
" When I interviewed the mother, she said it. She broke down because she felt like one of those extremely bad parent because she cannot provide her child what he needs
Hanna Persson also tells about the stigma that the family will experience in the village where they live and how the kids are used to being called names. The situation of the family has become better, but she thinks it still is painful that children should have to experience such a thing.
”new york” airs Monday 10 to Sunday 16 december from Lund, sweden on SVT, SVT Play and the Sweden radio.