Nightly News | October 26, 2012
>>> there was a tearful but also joyful family reunion today in a british hospital at the bedside of the young pakistani woman who was targeted by the taliban because she stood up for girls and education. tonight, we see just how much progress she has made in just three weeks's time. our report tonight from amna nawaz.
>> reporter: ten days after she arrived in england, malala yousufzai has reunited with her family, when came in yesterday racing to the hospital under tight security. they were taken in to see her.
>> the kids in our life, out of happiness.
>> reporter: when her father last saw her in pakistan , she was hanging on to life.
>> in pakistan , i told my brother-in-law, that they should make preparations, because of the situation -- but thankful to god.
>> reporter: today, he called it a miracle that malala is expected to make a full recovery.
>> everywhere across the world, they condemn the attack, in strong words, and they prayed for my daughter. which is not only my daughter, which is the daughter of everybody, sister of everybody.
>> reporter: doctors here continue to take malala through a series of tests to rule out any long-term injury and say so far they see no sign of brain injury . despite being treated in birmingham, the 15-year-old remains a symbol of hope back in pakistan .
>> when she fell, the person who took her, they wanted to kill her. but i simply will say she fell temporarily, she will rise again.
>> reporter: and eventually, she told her father, she will also return home. amna nawaz, nbc news, birmingham, england.