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Pakistani girl, 16, survivor of Taliban, visits US

October 10, 2013 • National News


FILE – In this Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 file photo, Malala Yousafzai addresses students and faculty after receiving the 2013 Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. The Pakistani girl who was shot in the head by the Taliban last October for advocating education for girls is the bookmakers’ favorite to win the Nobel Peace Prize this year. Since recovering from her injuries, she has toured the world, becoming a global celebrity. Now 16, she would be the youngest winner of any Nobel. On Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, she won the Sakharov Award, the European Parliament’s 50,000-euro ($65,000) human Login to read more

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