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Malala goes on 'The Daily Show' and brings a powerful message with her.

In 2012, Malala Yousafzai survived an attempt on her life by the Taliban. In her appearance on "The Daily Show," she had a message that seemed particularly appropriate in light of the recent events in South Carolina.

Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai appeared on the June 18, 2015, edition of "The Daily Show" to discuss her upcoming documentary.

She's currently promoting "He Named Me Malala," a documentary about her life and advocacy, directed by Davis Guggenheim ("An Inconvenient Truth" and "Waiting for Superman").

In 2012, Yousafzai survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban. In 2014, Yousafzai won the Nobel Peace Prize for her human rights and education activism.


Her appearance happened to coincide with the first show after the tragic attacks in Charleston, South Carolina.

During his monologue, Jon Stewart found himself at a loss for words, devastated by the news of Charleston's attacks.

In one quote, Yousafzai helped restore Stewart's hope in the power of a single voice.

The full, powerful two-part interview is worth watching in its entirety, and you can do that below.

Part 1

Part 2

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This article originally appeared on 07.10.21


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Every night around 5:30 p.m., she stood up and told the staff at her Ohio nursing home that she needed to leave. When they asked why, she said she needed to go home to take care of her mother. Her mom, of course, had long since passed away.

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