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"Just like anyone falls in love, I fell in love with Laxmi"

Jessica Rivera

Alok Dixit, a former journalist, set out to fight against the scourge of acid attacks in India. Along the way, the issue consumed him and he found himself in a relationship with one of the acid attack victims, Laxmi. Here, in a first person account, Dixit relates his experience and the relationship that has caught the attention of a nation that is fighting to stop more such attacks.

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