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Visit Home: Time I and Toronto Thursday

visit home: The conversation was part of a Fakih Foundation event in partnership with Ryerson Leadership Lab, according to CTV. We didn't leave our country by choice and this time I was determined that I wanted to see my home, my family, just to breathe the air of my country, Yousafzai said in front of an audience dominated by Ryerson University students. Now 20 years old, the honorary Canadian citizen and Nobel Peace Prize laureate sat on stage in Toronto Thursday with CTV Chief Anchor Lisa LaFlamme to discuss her work and her recent trip to Pakistan -- her first visit home since that fateful Oct. 9, 2012 day. Every moment, I couldn't believe it was happening and it was the most beautiful part of my life I went to my home, I went to Swat Valley, and I saw those mountains and that beautiful river again and I met my friends from school. When I started campaigning for girls' education, I said, Well, we have to start from home,' Yousafzai explained. Through her non-profit, the Malala Fund, Yousafzai also recently opened a school in her hometown in Pakistan's troubled Swat Valley. ( As reported in the news.