Christina Lamb's I Am Malala The Powerful

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Like any ordinary teenager, Malala Yousafzai attended school. But Malala turns from an ordinary girl to an inspirational role model with her passion and ability to inspire others. She became a well-known figure by advocating education for all children, especially for girls. In “Malala the Powerful” by Kristin Lewis and the autobiography “I Am Malala” by Malala and Christina Lamb, it further describes Malala’s crusade for education. Clearly, Malala has a strong passion and ability to inspire others, which has been essential for her becoming the role model she is now. Malala is passionate about any subject or law she feels is right. Her passion towards fighting for what’s right has gotten her past many challenging obstacles. In “Malala the Powerful” it states what happened in January 2009 when the Taliban had ordered all girl schools to close. But in 2007, the Taliban had already been taking control over SWAT valley which was Malala’s home. Before the Taliban arrived, SWAT was beautiful and visited by many tourists. But after the Taliban appeared it turned into a dangerous war zone. This was the start of Malala’s crusade. As Malala continues to fight for education against the Taliban,…show more content…
Before and after being shot, Malala was still fighting for the same reason, education. But after being injured her support has changed drastically. The United Nations Envoy for Global Education started a petition to let every girl have a place in schools. Malala quoted in her book “I Am Malala” that “[t]hey thought that the bullets would silence us. But they failed. And then, out of that silence came thousands of voices.” This meant that thousands more started to be aware of Malala and her campaign for education. To clarify, this meant that many more people joined her fight and supported her

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