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This Girl Was Shot For Standing Up To The Taliban. The Least You Can Do Is Send Her Some Love.

Earlier this month, 15-year-old Malala Yousafzai was shot on her school bus by the Taliban for her activism regarding women's rights and education. Miraculously, Malala survived the attack and is recovering at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in England, where she's been reunited with her family. The hospital set up a message board for people to write to Malala, and the whole world is responding.

This Girl Was Shot For Standing Up To The Taliban. The Least You Can Do Is Send Her Some Love.


You can read more messages to Malala and submit your own here. Watch this video, too, for more on her status and to see her reunited with her family.

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As people get older, social isolation and loneliness become serious problems. Many find themselves living alone for the first time after the death of a spouse. It's also difficult for older people to maintain friendships when people they've known for years become ill or pass away.

Census Bureau figures say that almost a quarter of men and nearly 46% of women over the age of 75 live alone.

But loneliness doesn't just affect those who reside by themselves. People can feel lonely when there is a discrepancy between their desired and actual relationships. To put it simply, when it comes to having a healthy social life, quality is just as important as quantity.

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