Afghan girl Aisha made a new nose
19-year-old Aisha Muhammadzai became famous all over the world after a photo of her disfigured face without a nose appeared on the cover of "Time". This girl, whose husband cut off her nose and ears, became a kind of symbol of the oppression of women in Afghanistan. She ran away from the war-torn country. And three years later, she had a new face and a new life.
Now, three years later, Aisha's wounds heal, but it will never forget what happened to her. "Every day I was insulted and beat my husband and his family. Both morally and physically. And then it was so unbearable that I escaped, "- she recalls.
"I was caught and jailed for five months. When I came out, the judge sent me back to her husband. That same night they took me into the mountains, and bound hand and foot. They said that as punishment I will cut off your nose and ears. And then they started to execute the punishment. "
For the first time the story of Aisha, the world learned in August 2010 from the magazine "Time", which has published a horrifying photo of the girl without a nose on the cover. When she was 12 years old, his father promised to give Aisha a fighter "Taliban" in the payment of a debt. His family abused her and forced to sleep in the barn with the animals.
Now Aisha lives in the US with his new family, who take care of her, as her own daughter. "I want to say to all women who suffer from insults and humiliation, Be strong. Never give up and do not lose hope. "
"When I cut off his nose and ears, I passed out. Middle of the night I woke up and felt like my nose icy water. I opened my eyes, but could not see anything because of the blood zalivshey face. " Her father, with the help of a charitable organization managed to get her out of the country. In the US, 10 weeks, doctors were trying to save the girl's face.
Doctors placed an inflatable silicone shell under the skin of the girl on the forehead and gradually filled it with liquid to expand the skin and to obtain additional tissue for further transplantation. They also had to take the cloth from her hand and transplant it on the face.
In Aisha had a nervous breakdown, despite the fact that she helped in every way charitable organization "The World's Women for Afghan Women." 16 months after arrival in the United States Aisha he came to Maryland, where the slaughter of her adoptive parents Mati Arsala and Jamila. The foster family has a 15-year-old daughter Meena Ahmadzai, who quickly made friends with his new older sister.
In this photo Aisha in Beverly Hills in October 2010 (with the prosthesis in place of the nose).
In December Aisha survived a fourth operation, which lasted 8 hours. Surgeons said they conducted this operation, they have gone about half way in the reconstruction of the girl's face.
The main part of the operation on the nose girls completed, and now she has to some "cosmetic" operations, to give a new shape of the nose and make it as natural as possible. Only then doctors will be engaged in the ears of the girl.