The highlights from the Nobel Prize festivities

December 10, 2014 8:59 PM

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The highlights from the Nobel Prize festivities

European royals, U.S. celebrities, 6,000 schoolchildren and thousands of honorary guests gathered in Oslo and Stockholm on Wednesday to celebrate the winners of the 2014 Nobel Prizes. The center of attention was the youngest-ever Nobel prize winner, 17-year-old Pakistani Malala Yousafzai. Also honored was French writer Patrick Modiano and scientists from the U.S., Japan, Norway and France. Here are some highlights from the two Nobel Prize award ceremonies, held in Stockholm and Oslo.

Malala's acceptance speech at Oslo City Hall was delivered with a powerful sometimes trebling voice. "I had two options," she said of her life after being shot in the head by a Taliban gunman in her homeland more than two years ago. "One was to remain silent and wait to be killed. And the second was...

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