10/08/2010 03:41 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Former Child Soldier Finds Solidarity With Inmates At Prison Book Club Visit

The book club was all aflutter.

A celebrity author, after all, can get even the most serious bookworm a little exercised.

"I really loved your book, man!" said one of the readers - mouth wide open in a smile as he nearly tackled the slight Emmanuel Jal in a bear hug when he saw him.

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