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News about the foundation, girls' education, and women's rights in Afghanistan

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Razia Jan and Laura Bush at Texas A&M

Laura Bush and Razia JanRazia Jan had the pleasure of sharing the stage with former First Lady Laura Bush at Texas A&M in College Station, Texas, on March 11. 

The two women discussed the importance of global education. They also talked about the challenges women in Afghanistan face when it comes to education. 

Mrs. Bush also discussed the role literacy plays in America and how education can combat social problems American children face. She challenges everyone to support their community by helping others. 

She even had some advice on living life. "All we know we have is now. So, take advantage of your life as it is and walk on the beach every chance you get," she said.