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Luka, a 12-year-old boy with muscular dystrophy, may not be able to ride a skateboard or shoot hoops like other kids his age, but thanks to the help of a photographer, he’s able to see himself take part in some of the activities he had only dreamed of doing.

In a photo series entitled “The Little Prince,” Matej Peljhan, a Slovenian photographer, brings Luka’s imagination to life by including the 12-year-old in a variety of lifelike scenes.

Luka - The Little Prince

Luka is extremely limited in what he can do on his own because the disorder causes muscle weakness, and he uses a wheelchair. Everyday activities like eating and using the bathroom require a helping hand.

Luka - The Little Prince

“The only thing he is physically capable of are tiny, yet extremely weak movements with his fingers,” Peljhan, who also works as a psychologist, explained in a statement provided to The Huffington Post.

Luka - The Little Prince

“Some time ago, during one…

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