Image: Facebook/Acid Attack Fighter Laxmi
Image: Facebook/Acid Attack Fighter Laxmi

In 2005 an Indian teenager called Laxmi was so terribly disfigured by a shocking assault that the nurses who treated her wounds would not let her view her own face in a mirror. But Laxmi was determined not to be defeated by her attacker or anyone else who worked to put her down. Indeed, she has spent her days since the assault bravely fighting back and inspiring people with her courage.

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