14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Veiling the Scars

The photo is showing an acid attack survivor's reluctance in revealing the scars she got from the attack, that has impacted her life and has shaken her self confidence. Many people have survived such fatal attacks, not just in India but across the globe, and face a tough time coping and moving on with life.

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Date Taken: 10.2016
Date Uploaded: 12.2016
Photo Location: India
Copyright: © Niraj Gera
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