Tale of teen girl battling the Taliban takes hold in Afghanistan, a country hungry for heroes

Posted On: Aug 2, 2020   |   Posted By: NBC News

“When I heard about her bravery, I just felt proud of her, that we have powerful women like her,” one Kabul resident said.

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