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Supermodel Petra Nemcova returns

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Supermodel Petra Nemcova looked as stunning as ever during her first photo shoot since the tsunami crushed her bones and killed the love of her life.

The Czech sizzler - who in January was photographed battered and bruised in her hospital bed - was a model of recovery as she showed off a red dress by celebrity designer Scott Henshall in London.

While there for two days, she visited the family of her tragic fiancé, photographer Simon Atlee, who died in December's south Asian tsunami.

The couple, who met on a photo shoot, had been enjoying a holiday in Thailand when the wave crashed into their beach hut. Suffering a broken pelvis and internal bleeding, Nemcova, 26, survived by clinging to a tree for eight hours.

Atlee, 33, was swept away.

While in London, the brown-eyed beauty also promoted her charity, the Happy Hearts Fund, which helps rebuild Thai schools and orphanages.

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