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Carlos Eire And Malala Yousafzai, By Elie Wiesel

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Memory is one an important aspect to everyone’s personality. It contains our life’s story, our indisputable story. No soul can tell anyone what they recall and what they do not. That being said, no one can argue that what we vividly remember is a fabrication created from falsehoods. Throughout our lifespan, one thing we seem to rely on the most is our memory, and if - or when - it starts to decline, we feel as if we are losing a part of ourselves. In many cases, we equate it to becoming a shell of who we once were. However, if our memory stays intact, then we feel unstoppable. Nothing can ever dispute what we experienced and remembered from the life we are living, or did live. Elie Wiesel has a quote that captures just this: “memory is the most eloquent witness against injustice.” For those who have witnessed injustices and atrocities, memory is undeniably the most eloquent witness against injustice . Especially, for those like Weisel, but more recently, Carlos Eire and Malala Yousafzai. Both Eire and Malala were quite privy to the injustices brought upon them; such as being exiled from their home, or having one of their most basic rights revoked. To provide some background information, Malala Yousafzai is a young girl who challenged the Taliban and eventually got shot as a result of it; however she miraculously survived. When her rights to education were threatened and eventually stripped away, she began to fight until she eventually won out. However, as courageous as her
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