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No rest for Malala

August 28th, 2015 by

The 18-year-old activist wows the world with straight A's and makes papa very proud indeed


There is no rest for the women's rights activist, Malala Yousafzai. Even while travelling the world to speak on education rights for girls and after winning the Nobel peace prize and the World Children's Prize (and being the first to win both during the same year), 18-year-old Malala managed to pull off straight A's in her last semester, making Papa Yousafzai very proud indeed. 

Proud enough to take to Twitter with the results, in fact. Aw, pops, you shouldn't have. 

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According to The Guardian, Malala finished the term at the private girls' Edgbaston high school with six A-plus scores and four A scores. Tuition fees for a single semester at Edgbaston are north of $8000. Twenty-eight percent of the student body achieves nine or more A-plus grades. But for Malala, who regularly turns down speaking engagements if they mean missing a day of school (get it girl), staying focused at school is a no-brainer. 

"My dream is to empower myself with education, and then it is a weapon," she told The Guardian.

No rest for Malala - only a dream and a daytimer.

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The Guardian: Malala Yousafzai celebrates string of A* grades at GCSE


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