Malala Yousafzai
Malala Yousafzai raises her hands with some of the escaped kidnapped school girls of government secondary school Chibok during a news conference in Abuja, Nigeria on July 14, 2014.Olamikan Gbemiga—AP
Malala Yousafzai
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Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education, attends an award ceremony to receive her 2013 Sakharov Prize in Strasbourg
Pakistani teenage activist Yousafzai poses for pictures before an event launching her memoir "I Am Malala" in London
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In this handout image provided by the White House, the Obama family meets with Malala Yousafzai in the Oval Office on Oct. 11, 2013 in Washington, DC.
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Malala Yousafzai raises her hands with some of the escaped kidnapped school girls of government secondary school Chibok
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In Photos: 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai

Oct 10, 2014
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Charlotte Alter is a national correspondent for TIME

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