by Rachel Braman
The other day in class my International Child Rights professor showed us a video clip that brought tears to my eyes. Luckily I had already watched this video in private and did not have to break down in tears in front of the whole class. This clip is the speech that Malala Yousafzai gave when she addressed the UN Youth Assembly on “Malala Day”, which was also her 16th birthday, July 12, 2013.
If this girl can stand up and make a difference after being shot, just think of what you and I can do.
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Rachel is a 27-year-old law student from Upstate New York who was born with the desire to help others. After receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and an Associate’s degree in Paralegal Studies, Rachel headed off to law school in order to provide herself with the ability to help others in a way that they cannot help themselves. Whether she is acting out her position as Project Director of Albany Law School’s Anti-Human Trafficking Pro Bono Project or simply listening to someone’s story, her heart is open. When she is not at school studying about the rules of evidence or the rights of the child, she enjoys going camping with her fiancé Brennan and rambunctious Yorkie, Chip. Follow Rachel on Instagram and Twitter: @RachelBraman