Her Mom Abandoned Her When She Found Out She Had A Girl. Said Girl May Now Run A Country.

Curated by

If you think Fawzia Koofi is crazy for wanting to be president of Afghanistan (yes, Afghanistan), you won't after listening to her incredible story (especially how many times she's almost died and/or been killed). She's a fierce lady who knows exactly what she's doing. What an inspiration.

Next bit of Upworthiness:

Flash Video Embed

This video is not supported by your device. Continue browsing to find other stuff you'll love!

Hi there, internet friend. We need to talk. You're using a painfully old web browser, and frankly, it's getting a little weird. It's not safe, and we want the best for you. We think it's time to upgrade.

Download Google Chrome, and try it for a week. Don't think about it, just do it. You'll thank us later.