Aisha Taliban New Look : More Fresh With New Ears and New Nose
A woman who became the poster girl victims of Taliban oppression in Afghanistan after the mutilated her husband, today introduced its new face to the world.
Photo Aisha without nose, reap vast sympathy from around the world after 19-year-old girl's face appeared on the cover of Time magazine. The photo accompanying the article which highlight the plight of women in Afghanistan.
British daily, the Telegraph, Tuesday (10/12/2010) preach, Aisha appears on camera in Los Angeles, U.S. to receive award from the organization's Enduring Heart Grossman Burn Foundation, which financed its operations in the U.S..
Maria Shriver, wife of California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger gave the award.
"It Enduring Heart award was first given to a woman who is steadfast heart and that shows us all what it means to have love and hearts are steadfast," said Shriver.
Aisha that his full name not mentioned briefly replied, "Thank you very much."
The suffering Aisha is very heartbreaking. When Aisha was 12 years old, his father vowed to pay the debt by offering the girl to marry by a Taliban fighter. Aisha was handed over to the family of Taliban fighters. Aisha's where experiencing torture and even told to sleep in cages with the animals.
While trying to escape, Aisha caught. As punishment, his nose and both ears cut off by her husband Aisha.
"When they cut off noses and ears, I fainted," said Aisha told CNN. "In the middle of the night I feel like there is cool water in my nose. I open my eyes and I could not see because it is full of blood," he said.
Once abandoned in the mountains to die, Aisha crawled toward her grandfather's house. He was then taken to an American medical facility. After that, he had several long stay in a shelter in Kabul.
Aisha then flown to the U.S. by the Grossman Burn Foundation last August and lived with an American family.
This month, Aisha has obtained a fake nose that is placed in the Hospital West Hills Hospital. Dr. Peter H. Grossman said they hoped would provide "a more permanent solution" for Aisha. That probably includes the re-establishment of the nose and both ears by using, bone, and cartilage tissue from the another of body parts .