Breshna Musazai, who was shot during an attack on American University in Kabul in August 2016, graduated with a bachelor's degree last month. Photo: Washington Post photo by Sharif Hassan

The Afghan Malala: shot by the Taliban, college student Breshna Musazai defies the odds to graduate with honours

Paralysed by polio in one leg and wounded by the Taliban in the other, Breshna Musazai now plans to seek a master’s degree in law or human rights

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Breshna Musazai, who was shot during an attack on American University in Kabul in August 2016, graduated with a bachelor's degree last month. Photo: Washington Post photo by Sharif Hassan
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