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"Maria Toorpakai is a real suggestion, a pioneer for thousands of alternative ladies suffering to pave their very own paths to autonomy, achievement, and actual personhood." --Khaled Hosseini, writer of The Kite Runner, A Thousand the best option Suns, and And the Mountains Echoed

Maria Toorpakai hails from Pakistan's violently oppressive northwest tribal sector, the place the assumption of ladies enjoying activities is taken into account haram-un-Islamic-forbidden-and ladies hardly ever go away their houses. yet she did, passing as a boy to be able to play the activities she enjoyed, therefore changing into a lightning rod of freedom in her country's fierce conflict over women's rights.
A various form of DAUGHTER inform of Maria's harrowing trip to play the game she knew was once her future, first dwelling as a boy and roaming the violent again alleys of the frontier urban of Peshawar, emerging to turn into the #1 woman squash participant in Pakistan. For Maria, squash used to be greater than liberation-it used to be salvation. however it was once additionally a dying sentence, thrusting her into the nationwide highlight and the crosshairs of the Taliban, who sought after Maria and her relations lifeless. Maria knew her purely probability of survival was once to escape the rustic.
Enter Jonathon strength, the 1st North American to earn the identify of most sensible squash participant on the planet, and the single individual to heed Maria's plea for support. spotting her selection and skill, Jonathon invited Maria to coach and compete the world over in Canada. After years of residing at the run from the Taliban, Maria packed up and left the one position she had ever recognized to maneuver midway around the globe and pursue her dream. Now Maria is definitely for you to changing into a global champion as she is still a voice for oppressed ladies in all places.

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