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Source: BBC
http://brain.sg/article/ending-the-taboo-of-soldiers-with-broken-faces-330168
Brain - Ending the taboo of soldiers with 'broken faces'
Key Highlights

Historian Ellie Grigsby has designed a statue commemorating the thousands of soldiers who suffered terrible facial disfigurements and who often found themselves shunned rather than welcomed back as heroes

Ms Grigsby has researched the soldiers with "broken faces", whose uncomfortable memory she says has been neglected in war commemorations

Ms Grigsby says some disfigured soldiers wore these masks all the time

Ms Grigsby says there are many memorials to World War One

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