Malala Yousafzai Becomes Youngest Ever to Win Nobel Peace Prize

The Pakistani girl who survived a gunshot to the head and fought for girls’ education is one of two recipients.
1:51 | 10/10/14

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And to Amy and the breaking news on the Nobel peace prize. That's right. 17-year-old Malala yousufzai winning the Nobel prize. The honor coming nearly two years to the day after she was shot on the way to school by the Taliban for urging girls to overcome their fears and go to school. This morning, Malala yousufzai becoming the youngest person ever to win a Nobel peace prize. The Pakistani child education activist, one of two to receive the award, joining a child rights activist from India. The committee praising the humanitarians for the struggle against the suppression of children. Recently, we caught up with Malala campaigning for girls' education rights in Nigeria. I know you have a birthday wish. Every child going to school. And this year, my wish would be Nigerian girl going to school. Reporter: Saying words are stronger than armies, she's pushed for help in the kidnapped girls. Her passion is spreading, but always she remains humble. She spoke to us in July. And for the second year in a row, you have been nominated for the Nobel peace prize. You're just 17. I -- last year I said that I still do not deserve it. And I still say that because I have started a campaign. And it's not over yet. It's not completed yet. And when I see that I have done something and I have achieved this big goal which I always dreamed for, then I will think, okay, now I deserve it. Well, Malala, you deserve it. Congratulations. Where is she today? She's at school in England where she now lives. She once said going to school is like walking through a magic door to your dreams. We salute you, Malala. Back in this country,

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