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Katoucha Niane
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    (circa December 30, 1960-February 2008)
    Born in Conakry, Guinea
    Died in Paris, France
    Author of 'In My Flesh (2007)'
    Nicknamed 'The Black Princess'
    She was often known just as 'Katoucha.'
    She owned a houseboat but couldn't swim.
    She went missing after returning to her houseboat from a party (February 1, 2008).
    She was reportedly intoxicated.
    Her corpse was found floating in the Seine River on February 28, 2008.
    She graced the catwalks for haute couture designers Thierry Mugler and Christian Lacroix.
    She acted as muse to fashion legend Yves Saint Laurent.
    At just nine she suffered female genital cutting.
    After retiring from modeling in 1994, she became an ardent activist against female circumcision.

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