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Malala Undergoes Two Operations

Medical staff are "very pleased."

She miraculously survived a shot to the head, and now 15-year-old Malala Yousafzai is recovering after a successful five-hour surgery in Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital. The young Pakistani activist for girls' education had a titanium plate molded to the missing part of her skull and a cochlear implant fitted for hearing purposes during two operations. A hospital spokesperson says Yousafzai is awake and speaking, and the medical team is "very pleased" with her recovery.

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