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A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah
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Jun 19, 2012

really liked it
bookshelves: africa, around-the-world, non-fiction
Read from June 17 to 18, 2012

A horrible and incredible story. The way it's told, it seems inevitable that a boy will become a killer in that situation. We all like to think we could never do that, but after reading this I think we all probably would. It makes me even more motivated to oppose war in all its forms, to save my son (any everyone else's) from such a fate.
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