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Razia Jan and her team are providing a free education to hundreds of girls in rural Afghanistan.
The story behind the Hero
Acid attacks. Poisoned water. Terrorists will stop at nothing to keep Afghan girls from receiving an education.
Want to get involved? Check out the Razia's Ray of Hope website and see how to help.
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Despite the deadly risks, millions of Afghan girls are taking that brave first step to get the education their mothers couldn't.