Richie Robins, 21, has made a stunning comeback.
Here's Richie, from Colchester.
Dan Sakal / D&A / SWNS.com
Late last year he was beaten up by six men after he tried to protect a female friend.
In January he had NHS surgery to put his cheekbone and eye socket back into place.
Weeks before the attack, he'd appeared in a fashion show and been approached by a modelling agency.
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