'Afghan Girl' rejects offer to suspend deportation from Pakistan

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Sharbat Gula, made famous in 1980s by National Geographic and revered at home, will meet President Ghani on her return

An Afghan woman made famous by a photograph taken of her when she was 12 has turned down a last-minute offer to suspend her deportation from Pakistan, a country she first moved to as a child refugee.

Sharbat Gula instead plans to return to Afghanistan on Wednesday, where she will be hailed as a national heroine in a scheduled meeting with the country’s president, Ashraf Ghani.

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