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    11 year old flees home to avoid forced marriage.

    There are no words to describe her ordeal...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-J7_TKgw1To

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    My daughter is 11.

    National Geographic did a story on child marriages a couple years back. (Photos: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/20...ir-photography) Interview with the woman who photographed the children The UN Population Fund did a study and published a report on child marriage.
    BARK LESS. WAG MORE.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LilJen View Post
    My daughter is 11.

    National Geographic did a story on child marriages a couple years back. (Photos: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/20...ir-photography) Interview with the woman who photographed the children The UN Population Fund did a study and published a report on child marriage.

    The picture with the police woman arresting the husband (he's a beast) is immensely overwhelming . The description says the police woman is then killed by the Taliban.

    http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/20...-abuse-714.jpg

    no words...

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    Wow. Amazing courage, resourcefulness and intelligence for an 11 year old girl.

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    Dee Dee Myers ‏@deemyers 11m
    Stunning. Incredibly brave, articulate 11-year old would-be Yemeni bride takes on child marriage. http://www.thedailybeast.com/witw/ch...peaks-out.html

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