Facebook has apologized after twice removal of a photograph of inspirational former firefighter who was severely deformed in a blast 35 years back.

A very good friend of Lasse Gustavson - who lost his skin, hair and ears in a blast in 1981 - posted his photo onto his course of events to commend his 60th birthday , however twice found the post had been brought down.

Be that as it may, on the third event, he reposted the picture and composed a stinging feedback of Facebook's policy on pictures of burns casualties.



Bjorn Lindeblad wrote: "would you like to help me protest an despicable Facebook policy?

"At that point please share and spread this photograph of a standout amongst the most delightful souls I know. I'm presently posting it on Facebook for the third time within 36 hours.

"Facebook has expelled the photograph twice as of now, with no clarification at all. And afterward they ousted me from my Facebook account.

"At to start with, I was surprised. At that point some burns casualties reached me and clarified that photographs of burns are often classified in same category with the sexist and racist photo on Facebook.

"Goodness dear. So we should tell Facebook how we feel about this approach by spreading this photograph far and wide."

The post has been shared more than 30,000 times and Facebook has since apologized to both Mr Gustavson and Mr Lindeblad, saying the photo was deleted by mistake.

Mr Gustavson is an inspirational figure in his local Sweden, after he was left seriously deformed by a gas impact in 1981.

He was 24-years of age and had been in the occupation for a week when he was gotten in a colossal blast at an oil station in Gothenburg.

He barely survived the ordeal, burning through two months in a trance like state in doctor's facility.

Be that as it may, he has slowly modified his life and today workd as a motivational speaker.

Talking about the Facebook occurrence, Mr Gustavson told the Telegraph: "When I was 24, I likely would have felt annoyed and agitate that photos of me were viewed as wrong and upsetting.

"It was an extremely unpredictable and touchy time... be that as it may, now I have lived so long with my smolders."
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