Hydrocephalic Man

I found this kind, gentle, happy hydrocephalic man standing in front of an old run-down apartment house in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood. I believe the building¬† was some kind of a halfway house. The enlarged skull comes from a condition known as hydrocephalus. Compression of the brain by accumulating fluid eventually may cause neurological symptoms such as convulsions, mental retardation and epileptic seizures.

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