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Alongside the challenges that come with poverty is a lack of education.
The one sentence that started it all: “Because I am punished by God, so I don’t go to school.”
I am Maryam Ahmed, an 18-year-old and I believe that young people are influential, dynamic, and relevant in changing the world for the better.