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India acid attack survivor redefines beauty at NY Fashion Week

Reshma Quereshi hopes her story will inspire others

By: Eastern Eye Staff

An Indian model scarred in an acid attack challenged perceptions of beauty as she strutted down the runway at New York Fashion Week to promote a ban on the sale of corrosive substances used to maim thousands of women and children each year. Reshma Quereshi wears an Archana Kochhar creation A smiling Reshma Quereshi, 19, opened the FTL Moda show on Thursday (September 8) to applause in a long-sleeve, white gown with embroidered appliques by Indian designer Archana Kochhar during her first trip to the United States. The buzz and glamour of the event was a world away from Allahabad,…

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