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Mon Feb 4, 2013, 11:18 AM

Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani Girl Shot By Taliban, Speaks Out For First Time

Source: International Business Times

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl who was shot in the head by the Taliban, has successfully undergone two surgeries in a British hospital and is speaking out about her experience for the first time. (Scroll down for video.)

According to the Associated Press, the 15-year-old symbol of women's rights had two procedures at Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital, a skull reconstruction and hearing surgery. Hospital staff told the AP Malala is recovering well and will remain in the hospital until she is well enough to be discharged.

Last month, the Guardian reported that Malala was set to have a custom-made titanium plate fitted as a replacement for part of her missing skull as well as a cochlear implant.

The young advocate for girls' education became a worldwide symbol in October when she was shot by Taliban militants on her way home from school. According to BBC News, four gunmen stormed the schoolbus she was on and opened fire. Three other girls also were wounded.

Read more: http://www.ibtimes.com/malala-yousafzai-pakistani-girl-shot-taliban-speaks-out-first-time-1057762

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Claybrains Feb 2013 #1
riderinthestorm Feb 2013 #2
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Mon Feb 4, 2013, 11:50 AM

1. A miraculous recovery. The tone of her voice was that of an old soul. Amazing. nt

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Mon Feb 4, 2013, 11:55 AM

2. Amazing and incredible. A big K and R for Malala nt

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Mon Feb 4, 2013, 12:14 PM

3. Never ceases to amaze me. This is who they are afraid of--this is who they want to kill!!

The similarities of the extreme fear of Women/Girls being educated and having some power/influence in our world between the Taliban & RW is so obvious!
How irrational is this????

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Mon Feb 4, 2013, 03:05 PM

4. A very well-spoken young Lady.

I'm sure that her parents are very proud.

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Mon Feb 4, 2013, 06:18 PM

5. I feel privileged to share the same world as this wonderful young woman.

She is like a living saint.

Tell me, brave Taliban who shot her, what good have your petty lives accomplished?

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