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Wow! And thanks to you! [Commentary]
Wow! And thanks to you! [Commentary]

How about some good news for a change? Last month, I wrote about the kidnapping of nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls by a band of putative men who style themselves "Boko Haram" -- "Western Education is Forbidden." Taken in concert with the 2012 shooting of Malala Yousafzai in Pakistan and the 2008 acid attack on Shamsia Husseini in Afghanistan, this latest outrage cements an impression that Islamic extremists are petrified of girls and what they might become with a little education. It is a frustrating, anger-making thing. "Make me wanna holler," as Marvin Gaye once sang. But this time for some reason, I needed to do more than...

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