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Returning to Pakistan, Malala is overwhelmed by her emotions


March 30, 2018

ISLAMABAD (AP) — As Malala Yousafzai spoke of coming home to Pakistan for the first time since being shot by the Taliban five years ago, the emotions flooded back — and so did the tears.

The 20-year-old Nobel laureate returned Thursday for a four-day visit. She told an audience in the prime minister's office of how she had longed to be back in Islamabad or Karachi even as she promoted her message of girls' education around the world.

"I was always dreaming for the past five years, that I can come to my country, whenever I was traveling abroad," she said, to applause. "Finally, I am here...

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