1. RECOVERY

    Malala ‘Getting Better’

    Queen Elizabeth Hospital, via AP,Queen Elizabeth Hospital

    Only hours after having surgery to have her skull reconstructed and hearing restored, 15-year-old Malala Yousafzai released an optimistic video statement. Though her upper lip was stiff, the young Pakistani spoke clearly, saying that she was “getting better, day by day.” Malala was shot by the Taliban in October for being outspoken on girls’ education and “Western thinking.”

    Read it at The Daily Beast