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In India, Cafe Run by Acid Attack Survivors Celebrates Second Anniversary

Oblivious to the sound of blaring horns as evening traffic rushed by on a busy road in India’s tourist hub of Agra, a group of acid attack survivors sang songs and stomped their feet to lively Bollywood numbers inside a cafe decked in strings of yellow marigolds. There was much to celebrate on the second anniversary of Sheroes Hangout, the cafe they run: their emergence into the social mainstream from the shadows where they had hidden their scarred faces; the rekindling of hopes and...

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