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Liberian Refugee Gets New Face After Devastating Acid Burni
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January 31, 2013 6:24 PM
The number of acid attacks against women is growing in many South Asian nations. But the crime that causes human skin to melt is not limited to Asia or to women. A Liberian man, who was the victim of a surprise attack almost two years ago, is recovering at a Baltimore, Maryland hospital. VOA’s Linda Ringe reports on his long, often miraculous medical journey. Carol Pearson narrates.

Liberian Refugee Gets New Face After Devastating Acid Burn

Published January 31, 2013

The number of acid attacks against women is growing in many South Asian nations. But the crime that causes human skin to melt is not limited to Asia or to women. A Liberian man, who was the victim of a surprise attack almost two years ago, is recovering at a Baltimore, Maryland hospital. VOA’s Linda Ringe reports on his long, often miraculous medical journey. Carol Pearson narrates.


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