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  • FILE - This undated file photo issued Tuesday Sept. 10, 2013, by the British National Portrait Gallery, shows a painting by artist Jonathan Yeo depicting the teenager education activist Malala Yousafzai, doing her homework. The portrait of the young Pakistani girl who was shot by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education is being sold by its British artist to help further her cause. (AP Photo / Jonathan Yeo, British National Portrait Gallery, File)

    $103K for portrait of girl who was shot by Taliban

    A British artist's portrait of a young Pakistani girl who was shot by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education brought in more than $100,000 at auction Wednesday.

  • ** FILE ** Malala Yousafzai, the 15-year-old Pakistani girl who was shot in the head at close range by a Taliban gunman in October, reads a book as she continues her recovery at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, England, in this undated photo. (AP Photo/Queen Elizabeth Hospital)

    Pakistani girl shot by Taliban appears on video

    In her first video statement since she was nearly killed, a Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban remained defiant in arguing for girls' education, saying Monday she would keep up the same campaign that led to her attack.

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