Saving Malala

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Children in Karachi hold a vigil for Malala's recovery.

Before the truck can roll to a halt, a throng of little boys hops out of the back. They run to join the men chanting on a grassy street corner in a posh neighborhood of Pakistan's capital, Islamabad. A man gives one of the young protesters a handwritten sign that says WE CONDEMN TERRORISM. He holds it up in front of his tiny chest. "Terrorism!" one of the men shouts, pumping his fist. "We condemn it!" the crowd responds. A city policeman watches from the periphery, a Kalashnikov leaning against his leg. "Malala!" another protester shouts. "Zindabad!" the crowd...

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