Up in the north of Pakistan

August 1, 2022, prompt: Write a story that features someplaced remote in 99 words (no more, no less). It can be a wild sort of terrain or the distance between people. What is the impact of a remote place? Go where the prompt leads!

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In the remote mountains, in a small village lived a girl who wanted to get educated. Her family supported her in her efforts, sending her to the best school in the area.

But not everyone in that area was in favor of women getting educated. One group threatened her and then made an example of her and shot her in the head. She survived this attack and after recovery kept on advocating for women’s right to education.

At the age of 17, she became the youngest person to win the Nobel peace prize for her efforts. She is Malala!

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Malala Yousafzai, the youngest Nobel Laureate and second Pakistani to win a Nobel Prize

Word count: 99

Written for 99 Words Story, hosted by Charli Mills of Carrot Ranch

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57 thoughts on “Up in the north of Pakistan

  1. Wow Sadje,
    Where does such strength of character come from?
    I hope the world has not heard the last from this gal.
    Her voice could change so much.
    Thanks for waving her flag as I’d not heard of her.
    Excellent use of those precious 99 words.

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