Thank You, Malala

You may have heard the tragic (and nearly-fatal) story of Malala Yousafzai, but if you haven’t you owe it to yourself to watch this summary of her story by The Thinking Atheist:

The heartbreaking-est line:

At the age of 15, for the terrible crime of insisting that girls had the right to get an education, to better themselves, to break the cultural shackles which imprisoned them, Malala Yousafzai was the enemy.

While we’re on the subject, I don’t usually agree with Republicans, but former First Lady Laura Bush did a really nice writeup about Malala for the Washington Post if you’d like to learn a little bit more about how inspirational of a figure Malala has become.

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