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Little, Brown Book Group
Paperback edition of this remarkable story, recounting how Waris Diri ran away from her family in her native Somalia after being a victim of female circumcision, and became a successful model after being discovered working in a McDonalds in London. Illus.
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Waris Dirie is an internationally renowned model and face of Revlon skincare products. She was appointed by the United Nations in 1997 as a special ambassador for women's rights to eliminate the practice of female genital mutilation. She lives in New York with her boyfriend and their son.
Waris's story is one of remarkable courage. From the deserts of Somalia to the world of high fashion ... she emerges a real champion. She is the most beautiful inspiration to anyone ELTON JOHN A story that traverses continents, spans worlds of human experience and human pain ... Waris Dirie was a victim once, but she never will be again EXPRESS She was circumcised at five, fled an arranged marriage at 12, then became a Pirelli girl in her teens. Now, at twenty-eight, Waris Dirie is an ambassador for the UN. Her mission? To rid Africa of its most barbaric ritual OBSERVER Dirie's story is an extraordinary one. SUNDAY TIMES