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Girls. Education. Inspiration. Dedication. Hope. The Future.

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HE NAMED ME MALALA: Malala Yousafzai in Birmingham, England. Dec 16, 2013. Photo courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures. © 2015 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation All Rights Reserved

He Called Me Malala will drive home the message that if we all work together, every child on this planet, regardless of color, creed and economic circumstance, will get the education they need to change the world! If you have not heard of Malala Yousafzai yet, you will very soon. With the movie release in select theaters, she is further dominating the discussion of equal education for all. Whether you have a little girl or a little boy, you will be enchanted with this strong, level headed, passionate teenager that has remained steadfast to her message. So much so that a bullet in the head by the Taliban still did not silence her!

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See the trailer below:

I wrote more in detail about this proud young woman and her father last week. You can learn more about this amazing family in my piece.  But one thing stood out when I was able to be on an interview call with Malala herself a few weeks ago. A lot of talk about her father, Ziauddin Yousafzai, who put Malala in his school and encouraged her to buck the trend and be a girl with an education is written. He is a man to be inspired by.

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HE NAMED ME MALALA: Malala Yousafzai at the Kisaruni Girls School in Massai Mara, Kenya. May 26, 2014. Photo courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures.© 2015 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation All Rights Reserved

But on the call, Malala lovingly talked about the strength, understanding and private love of her mother. Tor Pekai Yousafzai was not privy to the education her daughter is fighting so hard to promote around the world because, in her youth, girls did not need to be educated. But Malala says she is one of the strongest women she has ever known. As a mom to three girls whose education is required, it warms my heart to hear her love, respect and appreciation for the woman behind the scenes holding it all together so that she and her father can pursue their crusade!


I can not wait to see this film and may even take my girls as well. Any message that shows my girls that adversity can be overcome with dedication is a message I want ringing loud and clear in their ears!

This powerful film hits theaters nationwide TODAY, October 9, 2015. Grab your girl friends, purchase group tickets and make seeing this movie together a celebration of your freedom and a inspiring step to help others get the same!

Spread this message across your social media channels. It is an important one!

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