Description:After Carmen Tarleton’s estranged husband doused her with industrial-strength lye, doctors saved her life with a medically induced coma and more than 50 surgeries.
But they could do little about her scar-ravaged face.
She was so disfigured that children ran away from her. When TV news shows did stories about her, they warned that the images might be disturbing and advised viewer discretion.(2:19)