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Gallery: Afghan girl steals US doctors’ hearts

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In this April 2, 2014, photograph, Afghan war victim Shah Bibi Tarakhail (left) takes a selfie with Ilaha Omar, a Children of War foundation member, during a painting session at Galerie Michael in Beverly Hills. File picture: Damian DovarganesShah Bibi Tarakhail is seen inside a physical therapy room at Shriners Hospital for Children in Los Angeles. Picture: Jae C. HongShah Bibi Tarakhail is hugged by her host mother, Ann Drummond, at Shriners Hospital for Children in Los Angeles. Picture: Jae C. HongShah Bibi Tarakhail puts her prosthetic arm on a paper cutout of a circle after writing her name on it at Shriners Hospital for Children in Los Angeles. Picture: Jae C. HongShah Bibi Tarakhail (left) holds the hand of her host mother, Ann Drummond, while waiting to see a doctor at Shriners Hospital for Children. Picture: Jae C. HongOccupational therapist Vivian Yip (right) helps Shah Bibi Tarakhail put on her prosthetic arm at Shriners Hospital for Children in Los Angeles. Picture: Jae C. HongShah Bibi Tarakhail, a six-year-old Afghan girl whose love of painting won the hearts of US doctors who fitted her with a prosthetic arm, walks through the hallway at Shriners Hospital for Children in Los Angeles. Picture: Jae C. HongPaediatrician Alexander Van Speybroeck (left) sits next to Shah Bibi Tarakhail, 6, during a checkup at Shriners Hospital for Children in Los Angeles. Picture: Jae C. HongAfghan war victim Shah Bibi Tarakhail uses her new prosthetic arm to paint at Galerie Michael in Beverly Hills, California. File picture: Damian DovarganesShah Bibi Tarakhail's love of painting won the hearts of US doctors who fitted her with a prosthetic arm. She is seen here with her host mother, Ann Drummond, at Shriners Hospital for Children in Los Angeles. Picture: Jae C. Hong

Six-year-old Shah Bibi Tarakhail lost her right arm and right eye when she picked up a grenade following a firefight between US and Taliban forces in her village near the Pakistan border. She returned to the United States on Thursday, after the group that sponsored her first visit said it learned her newfound fame had made her a target at home.

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