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She was not strong. She was valiant. Radiant. Brave and broken. The beauty she discovered in the aftermath was unparalleled to anything she had known before, because it had come at such a cost.
But many are asking whether that is really her dream, or the dream of her father. When asked whether she was happy to have arrived in Beijing, the 8-year-old's immediate reaction is telling — as is her own correction.
"I'm too excited for words. Because I've finished my task, I mean, I've realized my dream," she said.