'This Week' Transcript: 2013 Game Changers

WOODRUFF: To move forward, she has created The Malala Fund, to raise awareness and money for the 32 million girls around the world who can't go to school. Her first grant, sending 40 young girls working in domestic labor in the Swat Valley to school full-time.

M. YOUSAFZAI: Let us turn the education of 40 girls into 40 million girls.

WOODRUFF: Many of the world's loudest voices are speaking out to support her cause.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: They shot her at point blank range in the head and made her stronger.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Malala, who dared to believe that every child has an equal right to an education.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: What matters is if you are brave. And you are very, very brave, Malala.


JON STEWART, HOST: I know your father is backstage and he's very proud of you.

But would he be mad if I adopted you?

(END VIDEO CLIP) WOODRUFF: Despite her popularity, Malala continues to speak truth to power. When President Barack Obama invited her to the White House, she expressed concern about the innocent victims killed by American drone attacks and asked him to refocus on education.

M. YOUSAFZAI: One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world.

WOODRUFF: For THIS WEEK, I'm Bob Woodruff, ABC News, New York.

STEPHANOPOULOS: Malala just announced her new goal and she wants to be prime minister of Pakistan. And she's already written a memoir called "I am Malala."

For more on Malala's mission, check out malalafund.org.

And up next, Boston strong -- how a city inspired all of us.


REP. KEITH ELLISON (D), MINNESOTA: My game-changers are low wage service workers who are striking all over this country for a better wage for themselves and their families. They're not waiting on Congress to change the law, they're taking their lives into their own hands.



JAMES CARVILLE: My game-changer of the year is John Kerry. Any time you have a chance to alter a strategic map that's been in existence for 60 years, that's a big game-changer.



REP. TOM COLE (R), OKLAHOMA: My game-changers for 2013 are Representative Paul Ryan and Senator Patty Murphy.


Because they reached across the aisle. They came up with a deal for the first time in a long time and got Washington working again.



STEPHANOPOULOS: Our next game-changer, an entire city. 2013 started out tough for Boston. That deadly attack on the city's legendary marathon shut Boston down. It shocked us all. It was a hard shot.

But Boston came back strong and capped the year with some Red Sox pride.

Here's ABC's John Donvan.


JOHN DONVAN, ABC NEWS CORRESPONDENT (voice-over): It was the week a fallen runner got the cover of "Sports Illustrated" along with the terror and the turmoil and the response, because that's what it started out as that morning, while the innocence still held, a sports story, one of the biggest and oldest and proudest of its kind.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And the battle for second is on.

DONVAN: Bearing the name of the city that has hosted its since forever.

Then to have this break it apart.

And with three people killed, one of them a kid, and many more badly wounded, the sports story became the worst kind of news story.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE (voice-over): Get out of here!

DONVAN (voice-over): That left a hurt in everyone.

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