"I think it is the happiest moment that I'm going back to school, this is what I dreamed, that all children should be able to go to school because it is their basic right," Malala Yousafzai told the BBC.
"I am so proud to wear the uniform because it proves I am a student and that I am living my life and learning."
Taliban militants shot Yousafzai on a Pakistani school bus last October. She is now a student at Edgbaston High School for Girls in Birmingham.
The Washington Post's David Beard summed it up best:
Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]