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Scarred survivors inspire Italy to combat violence on women

ROME (AP) - Lucia Annibali's face was rebuilt for the price of atrocious pain and 18 surgeries after an acid attack ordered by her ex-boyfriend corroded her eyelids, cheeks and forehead almost to the bone and left her nearly blind.

The man she enraged with a breakup, like her then a lawyer in an Adriatic resort town, is now serving a 20-year sentence for attempted murder. Prosecutors allege that after he failed to kill Annibali by tampering with a gas line in her apartment, he engaged two

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