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In pictures: Rumana Monzur recovers from domestic attack

After surviving a brutal attack at the hands of her husband in 2011, Rumana Monzur has successfully defended a graduate thesis and made plans to continue her education

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Rumana Monzur, who was attacked and blinded in Dhaka, Bangladesh by her husband, leaves the Vancouver International Airport along with her father, Monzur Hussain, in Richmond, British Columbia, July 5, 2011.

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Rumana Monzur was taking a break from her studies and had returned to Dhaka, Bangladesh, to visit family when she was attacked June 5, 2011 by her husband. This photo taken on Wednesday June 22, 2011 at LabAid hospital in Dhaka.

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Rumana Monzur was taking a break from her studies and had returned to Dhaka, Bangladesh, to visit family when she was attacked June 5, 2011 by her husband. This photo taken on Wednesday June 22, 2011 at LabAid hospital in Dhaka with her daughter Anoushe.

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Rumana Monzur, a UBC grad student who was blinded in front of her daughter by her husband in Bangladesh in 2011, is photographed at UBC's Faculty of Law building in Vancouver, British Columbia, July 10, 2013. She completed her grad thesis on the impact of climate change in Bangladesh and now plans to go to law school.

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Rumana Monzur, a UBC grad student who was blinded in front of her daughter by her husband in Bangladesh in 2011, is photographed at UBC's Faculty of Law building in Vancouver, British Columbia, July 10, 2013. She completed her grad thesis on the impact of climate change in Bangladesh and now plans to go to law school.

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Rumana Monzur, a UBC grad student who was blinded in front of her daughter by her husband in Bangladesh in 2011, is photographed at UBC's Faculty of Law building in Vancouver, British Columbia, July 10, 2013. She completed her grad thesis on the impact of climate change in Bangladesh and now plans to go to law school.

Rafal Gerszak/The Globe and Mail

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