Facial disfigurement can negatively alter one's sense of 'self'

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Our faces are our most identifiable features. And for people with disfigured faces, their appearances can often define them. We’ll talk this hour about the pros and cons of altering faces with Heather Laine Talley, assistant professor of sociology at Western Carolina University. She writes about the topic in her book Saving Face: Disfigurement and the Politics of Appearance.

 

 

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