Imagine Worcester: Grace Akallo, Rehabilitated Girl Child Soldier

Virginia Swain interviews Grace Akallo and her family.Grace was abducted at 15 from a girl's school in Uganda by the Lord's Resistance Army. She is now a graduate student at Clark University and is interviewed with her husband, Jonathan and baby Jonathan Jr. Grace testified on behalf of all child soldiers in the UN Security Council, was honored by the Italian Government and met Pope Benedict. She testied in Congress and co-founded a Network of Former Child Soldiers through UNICEF and The Special Representative for Children and Armed Soldiers at the UN> For more about Grace, go to, http://www.clarku.edu/alumni/clarknews/winter09/grace.cfm.

Posted April 1st 2009 11:04am.

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