Malala Yousafzai: Bravest Girl in the World

In an exclusive with Diane Sawyer, Malala describes the day the Taliban shot her.
3:03 | 10/08/13

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Starting at $29,900. ♪ ♪ the unimaginably brave pakistani girl was shot point-blank on her school bus by the taliban last year is speaking up about education. Now 16 and nominated for a nobel peace prize is continuing her courageous campaign so that other girls can be free to learn. A story to inspire us all. She may be the bravest girl in the world. When I almost died it was just after midday. A destroyed girls school with the faces of girl students yet she was determined to learn saying school was like walking through a magic door to your dreams. I will get my education if it is in home, school, or any place. In some part of the world, students are going to school every day. It's their normal life. But in other parts of the world, we are starving for education. For us it's like a precious gift. It's like a diamond. With her child like magical thinking, malala says she rehearsed in her mind what she would say. It was always my desire the attack that if a man comes what would you tell her? I would tell that man that i want education for your daughter. Did that thinking work against a gun? I thought it was involved -- words are more powerful than guns. A year ago in october 2012, she was on a school bus. Yes. And also, like, considering the bus to be a drum and making music. Was that wise? It was brave. But was it wise? I wanted to live my life. A man with a beard and a gun stopped the bus and asked who is malala and fired three shots at her. One bullet went through here and here. And through a series of astonishing miracles from the way the bullet travels to the doctor who happened to be here. He hit her there. Miracle. If you believe in miracles, yes. She woke up ready to lead girls everywhere towards a new day. Thousands of voices. I am malala. Weakness, fear, and hopelessness dies. Strength, fervor and courage was

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