Plucky Afghan Girls Get Themselves And Their Ball-Sorting Robot To D.C. Competition
After a last-minute intervention from President Donald Trump, a team of six teenage girls from Afghanistan were finally allowed to travel to Washington, D.C.
to compete in an international robotics competition.
They arrived from their hometown of Herat, Afghanistan, early Saturday, and by Monday, their microwaved-sized ball-sorting robot had competed in its first round.
According to the Associated Press, the girls were clearly excited to be representing their nation..