Nineteen-year-old Reshma Quereshi is getting ready to make her debut at New York Fashion Week.

The city's glamorous fashion circuit is a far cry from her native Allahabad, India where two years ago she was attacked with sulfuric acid by her brother-in-law and two men.

After suffering severe facial burns and losing an eye, she even contemplated suicide, but Quereshi persevered and is now ready to leave her mark.

Indian acid attack survivor redefines beauty at NY Fashion Week

By Reuters/Elly Park   September 9, 2016 | 02:37 pm GMT+7
Acid attack survivor Reshma Quereshi takes on the catwalk of FTL Moda during New York Fashion Week hoping to inspire other survivors.
 
 
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