We love stories like this!
An Indian clothing company called Viva N Diva has announced the face for its latest "Faces of Courage" campaign and it's not your typical model (no offense to typical models), but an acid-burn survivor named Laxmi Agarwal.
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The idea came to the brand's designers Manan Shah and Rupesh Jhawar when they saw a calendar that featured women who had been victims of vicious acid attacks.
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This is SO devastating.
33-year-old Fakhra Younus committed suicide on March 17, after undergoing over three dozen surgeries to repair severe damages from being burned in acid.
Back in May 2000, Younus was attacked in her sleep by her abusive ex-husband, who poured acid all over her face and body.
The former Pakistani dancing girl had been
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