The Canadian Press

2017-04-12 | Yousafzai-Citizenship

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There was standing ovation after standing ovation for honorary Canadian citizen Malala Yousafzai (mah-LAH'-lah YOO'-suhf-zeye), as she addressed a joint session of Parliament. Known worldwide simply as Malala, the Pakistani Nobel Peace Prize winner called Canadians heroes for the way they have welcomed refugees. She said families like hers, from all over the world, are forced to flee their homes because of violence. (Yousafzai was awarded honorary citizenship as an acknowledgment of her tireless work in the name of girls' education.

Date: 2017-04-12
Placeline: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 30 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << so you'll mortal and you'll stand welcome to Canada is more than a headline or hashtag it is the spirit of humanity that every single one of us would ya in full if our family was in crisis I pray that you continue to open your homes and your hearts to the war's most defenseless children and families and I hope your neighbors would follow your example >>

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