Nobel Peace Prize goes to two, one the youngest winner ever

Not to take away from the elder recipient but she’s 17! Amazing that she felt confident enough to become an activist after such a horrible occurrence. Well deserved to both I’m sure.

Why Evolution Is True

According to today’s New York Times (for some reason I didn’t get a CNN bulletin), the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to two people. You will know one of them: Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager (now 17) who was shot two years ago, nearly died, and then began campaigning for universal access to education (she was shot, probably by the Taliban, for the crime of trying to go to school).  She is the youngest recipient of any Nobel Prize. The other recipient, from India, is Kailash Satyarthi. It’s lovely that an Indian and a Pakistani, two nations traditionally at odds, are sharing the Peace Prize.

And this is also nice:

British news reports said Ms. Yousafzai was at school in Birmingham, England, where she has lived since being treated for her gunshot wounds, when the prize was announced and was taken out of her class to be informed of the…

View original post 260 more words

Advertisements

About MDarks

This is me. Check out the topics and pages at the top of this page. Thanks for visiting, leave me a comment, share a post, follow the blog, whatever. Thanks for reading, come back soon for more.

Posted on October 11, 2014, in Forgot to Categorize this post. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: