Boy with Muscular Dystrophy Frees Himself Through his Own Imagination

Luka is a little boy with muscular dystrophy, a degenerative disease that restricts his physical movement and doesn't let him live the life of a normal little boy. He can only make small gestures made with his hands. He can't feed himself, bathe, play, walk or run... but he can, by using small movements, sketch in a notepad with his hands. And his imagination is limitless.


Photographer Matej Peljhan features Luka in a series of photos that puts a twist on the classic book The Little Prince. With the help of clever photography and Luka's ideas, Matei took pictures of Luka moving past his physical limitations and living out the fantastical sketches he made in his notebook.

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