While this is a dystopian nightmare that should never have happened, her fortitude is still stunning.
At the age of seven, Kakenya Ntaiya made a bargain with her father: she would undergo female genital mutilation (FGM) if he agreed to let her finish her education.
Major League Baseball Teams Come Together to Help 7-Year-Old Girl with 3D-Printed Hand Fulfill her Dream – sometimes Twitter does alright by people. More on the making of Hailey hand right here. You can follow her Instagram here.
So here's a wild story: lesbian (possibly trans) Burmese princess becomes opium-trading warlord to escape arranged marriage.
She turned lion hunters to lion defenders, was slept on by a lion, and got a dentist to work on a leopard - quite a story!