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A Different Kind of Daughter
- The Girl Who Hid from the Taliban in Plain Sight
- By: Maria Toorpakai, Katharine Holstein
- Narrated by: Neela Vaswani
- Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
Maria Toorpakai hails from Pakistan's violently oppressive northwest tribal region, where the idea of women playing sports is considered haram - un-Islamic, forbidden - and girls rarely leave their homes. But she did, passing as a boy in order to play the sports she loved, thus becoming a lightning rod of freedom in her country's fierce battle over women's rights.
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- By Daryl on 07-27-16
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