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What Happens to Children After They Survive War?

Jen Gurecki

The Western world often hears about African children surviving or perishing in war, but rarely are we aware of how they cope with life post-conflict. In this sobering photo essay by the Center for Investigative Reporting and Medium, the story of how twelve children scarred by the Congo wars are learning to be adults is told through the lens of compassion and forgiveness. Without either, these young people have little hope for the future.

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