Miraculous Recovery For The 14-Year-Old Pakistani Girl Shot By Taliban

See the first photo of Malala Yousafzai with her eyes open since she was shot in the head 10 days ago.

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Yousafzai’s doctors report that the 14-year-old is doing well. She’s able to stand up and write notes but is “not out of the woods,” Dr. David Rosser of the U.K.’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital told reporters.

“She is still showing some signs of infection, which is probably related to the bullet track. [There is] some infection in the bullet track, which is our key source of concern,” he said.

She still has a few weeks of recovery treatment ahead, including a skull reconstruction surgery.

Yousafzai is a girl’s education activist whose survival and recovery has made international headlines and inspired dozens of vigils and anti-Taliban protests.

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