Menbere Aklilu’s Pre-wedding Celebration In Richmond
Atsede Niguse claps and sings with Menbere Akililu’s family members while preparing for wedding at Aklilu’s home in Richmond, Calif., on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Niguse, who was the maid of honor at Akililu’s wedding in San Francisco, was severely burned when her former husband threw acid on her in Ethiopia. Now blind and scarred, she’s been living with Akililu for eight months.
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