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Vonn, a four-time overall World Cup champion, lost balance on her right leg while landing after a jump. Her ski came off immediately, and Vonn slid off course and hit a gate before coming to a halt.
The American received medical treatment on the slope for 12 minutes before being taken to the hospital.
The second photo is probably the most telling: Slovenia’s Tina Maze reacts to watching the crash.
Only hours after having surgery to have her skull reconstructed and hearing restored, 15-year-old Malala Yousafzai released an optimistic video statement. Though her upper lip was stiff, the young Pakistani spoke clearly, saying that she was “getting better, day by day.” Malala was shot by the Taliban in October for being outspoken on girls’ education and “Western thinking.