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A Long Way Gone Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

Our Own Child Soldiers

Aldo Civico | Posted 05.29.2011 | Books
Aldo Civico

What if we look at the life of gang members through the experience of child soldiers in Africa? Is the experience of children manipulated and dragged into war all that different from the one of teenagers recruited by gangs in our own cities?

Boy Soldier Defends His Book

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Ishmael Beah, author of a best-selling memoir about his time as a boy soldier in Sierra Leone, disputes newspaper reports that he had...