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July 29, 2013

Ga. woman disfigured after boyfriend threw sulfuric acid in her face

HENRY COUNTY, Ga. — A local woman woke up from two-months-long induced coma with a horrifying story. She told Channel 2 Action News someone threw sulfuric acid in her face leaving her with disfiguring injuries and a mountain of medical bills.

Henry County police said they have a lot of unanswered questions about this tragedy that has devastated a mother, her family and relatives. The family is planning a fundraising campaign to raise tens of thousands of dollars to pay for facial surgery. They also want to know what really happened and why.

Christy Sims, 43, a divorced mother with a beaming smile, was pursuing a dream career as a substance abuse counselor. Then in a split second, her life was torn apart.

Full story: Criminal case opened against man accused of throwing acid in woman's face