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Updated Oct 15, 2013 - 8:24 am

Malala visits 'Daily Show,' leaves Jon Stewart speechless

Last year, Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by the Taliban for simply wanting to learn.

Since her miraculous, inspirational recovery, she has become a humanitarian award winner and Nobel Peace Prize nominee.

On Tuesday night, Yousafzai, now 16, visited "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" to promote her new book "I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban" and her Malala Fund organization, The Huffington Post reported.

Yousafzai may be the first guest to completely enrapture Stewart and leave him speechless, as he never once interrupted her or cracked a joke, save for asking if he could adopt her, despite her father waiting backstage.

Stewart remained visibly stunned and slightly emotional when Yousafzai explained that attacking a terrorist would result in "no difference between you and [him]," and instead detailed what she would say if she were face-to-face with an assailant:

I would tell him how important education is and that I would even want education for your children as well. That's what I want to tell you. Now do what you want.

Stewart's interview with Yousafzai went well beyond the six minutes the show allots for guests. The full interview is below.

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