Introduction: the powers of association -- Healthy sicklers with "mild" disease: local illness affects and population-level effects -- The biosocial politics of plants and people -- Attitudes of care -- Localized biologies: mapping race and sickle cell difference in French West Africa -- Ordering illness: heterozygous "trait" suffering in the land of the mild disease -- The work of patient advocacy -- Conclusion: economic and health futures amid hope and despair.
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