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Aruna Shanbaug

Nurses and other staff of KEM hospital during Aruna Shanbaug's funeral procession in Mumbai.

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Mumbai nurse Aruna Shanbaug in coma for 42 years after being raped dies at 66. Aruna Shanbaug, a former nurse who lived in a vegetative state for the past 42 years after being brutally sexually assaulted at the KEM Hospital, in Mumbai.

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Aruna Shanbaug's former colleagues and nurses tending to her offer sweets to each other after the Supreme Court dismissed a plea for mercy killing on behalf of Shanbaug, in Mumbai. Aruna is living in a vegetative state for the last 37 years in a hospital after a brutal sexual assault.

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TV Grab: A file photo of 60-year-old nurse Aruna Shanbaug who, since the last 37 years, has been living in a vegetative state in a Mumbai hospital. The Supreme Court dismissed a plea for the mercy killing of Aruna.

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Is this life? File pic of Aruna