In 2001, Shama Pathan was 11 and mourned a a young woman and her husband who'd died in the attacks. "She was pregnant, was about to have a child," Pathan recalled. But for Pathan there was more than loss -- there was the backlash. As a Muslim in middle school, the taunts were unbearable. "My name is Shama and so many people would even call me Oshama," she said. So she decided to bravely address her school and teach tolerance.
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