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Reeva Was A Model, Law School Graduate Committed To Empowering Women

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The leggy blonde model tweeted that Valentine's Day should be "a day of love for everyone."

Instead Reeva Steenkamp was shot dead in the home of her boyfriend, paralympian superstar Oscar Pistorius, who was charged with her murder.

Steenkamp, South African model with a law degree, campaigned against rape and violence against women. Thursday morning, Reeva Steenkamp was to give an inspirational talk at a Johannesburg school. The next day she was going to wear black to protest the brutal rape and mutilation of a 17-year-old.

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Ah, Valentine's Day...

For some, February 14 symbolizes love, appreciation and affection. For others, the big day brings about one of the biggest style nightmares of the year. Forget sentimentality and finding your partner a perfect gift -- what are you going to wear?

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