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Deaf-mute Indian Woman, Stranded 12 Years in Pakistan, Returns Home

A rare, heartwarming story played out between arch rivals India and Pakistan when a deaf and mute woman in her early 20s who accidentally crossed the border into Pakistan 12 years ago returned home Monday. Draped in a bright red and white kurta (shirt) and salwar, Geeta waved as she stepped out at New Delhi airport to a warm welcome from scores of people, Indian authorities and members of the Pakistan High Commission. A a news conference, a smiling Geeta said in sign language she was...

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