A Different Kind of Daughter

Think I’ve found a good read for during next months T20 World Cup. A Different Kind of Daughter is the memoirs of Pakistan’s #1 squash player Maria Toorpakai Wazir.

Born in the South Waziristan region of Pakistan, which is one of the most war torn regions of the world, Maria pretended to be a boy as schoolgirl to play sport and laer fled threats from the Taliban to chase her dream of becoming world champion.

South Waziristan

Here’s a taste –

Maria’s TED Teen Talk