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Archive for April, 2012

On the Other Side of Violence

Over the past months, images of young men with anger in their hearts and guns in their hands replaced the front-page pictures of jubilant Southern Sudanese waving the flag of a new nation. In January, Presbyterian Pastor, John Tubuwa (left), and members of his family, spent 3 weeks hiding in the woods, while his town burned to the ground. In a rush to leave, he grabbed his laptop, camera, and some medicine; the rest of his belongings were looted. “It was difficult to see the women and children, who are not used to living in the bush, laying on …Continue Reading