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A Celebrity Hairstylist's Moving First-Person Account About Surviving Rape

"I still wear short dresses and the brightest red on my lips."

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This is Sapna Bhavnani.


She's an Indian celebrity hairstylist and a Bigg Boss 6 contestant.

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She runs a salon in Mumbai and has worked with PETA, while simultaneously being a style icon.


Facebook page Humans of Bombay uploaded this photo of her today, along with her powerful first-person account of surviving rape.

The inspirational story has stirred all its readers.

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And Bhavnani's powerful concluding words are moving Indian women.

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Within two hours of its posting, the photograph already has hundreds of comments below it, offering messages of praise and support.

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Thumbnail photo credit: Humans of Bombay.