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In this Jan. 22 2013 photo released Monday Feb. 4 2013, fifteen-year-old Malala Yousefzai relaxes. The Pakistani girl shot by the Taliban on Oct. 9 2012 has made her first video statement since she was nearly killed, released Monday, saying she is recovering. Speaking clearly but with a slight stiffness in her upper lip, Malala said that she was “getting better, day by day.” (AP Photo/Courtesy of Malala Yousefzai)

In this Jan. 22 2013 photo released Monday Feb. 4 2013, fifteen-year-old Malala Yousefzai relaxes. The Pakistani girl shot by the Taliban on Oct. 9 2012 has made her first video statement since she was nearly killed, released Monday, saying she is recovering. Speaking clearly but with a slight stiffness in her upper lip, Malala said that she was “getting better, day by day.” (AP Photo/Courtesy of Malala Yousefzai)

Malala Yousafzai

January 4, 2013

Malala Yousafzai, the 15-year-old Pakistani girl shot in the head by the Taliban

as she returned home from school, is writing a book about the traumatic

event and her long-running campaign to promote children's education.

(AP)