Malala Yousafzai Activist

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Activists have been a part of our lives since the earliest civilizations. People have always been trying to make a difference in the world. Everyone has the capability to do this! Tennagers like Malala Yousafzai, Anne Frank, and Molly Burke are all activists. An activist is someone who works to improve the world for the better. These girls all share many similarities. Even though they are from different nations of the world, they all faced similar challenges like being hurt or made fun of. Malala is from Pakistan, Anne Frank was from Germany, and Molly Burke is from the U.S.

Malala Yousafzai
Malala Yousafzai is a teen activist for women’s education. She lived in Pakistan. Malala was only twelve when the Taliban shot her. Malala was coming home on the school bus from school and the Taliban went in and shot her three times on the left side of her forehead with a Colt
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She went to school, she had friends, enemies, and crushes. The girls at school would be mean to her, make fun of her, but she didn’t care. She was very independent. She was a Jewish girl and her family was, too. Adolf Hitler and his Nazi party, blamed everything that went wrong in the world on the Jews. They rose to power in 1933. So they killed them all. To escape Hitler, they went to Netherlands, Amsterdam. They tried to escape to the U.S., but the irrigation policies limited them from doing that. When Anne was 13, she had received a blank diary. She wrote everything that was going on in her life in the diary. Her diary was very important to American history because it shows how terrible the Jewish people were treated during those times. Here’s a quote from her diary - she calls the diary kitty - “ Dearest Kitty, New problems: Mrs. van D. is at her wit’s end. She’s talking about getting shot, being thrown in prison, being hanged and suicide.”. So as you can see, the Jews weren’t treated very

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