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  1. 1. In 2005 the United Nations estimated that there are 500 million children under 14 living in Africa.<br />
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  5. 5. Unfortunately, about 120 thousand of these children have been taken from their homes, brainwashed, and turned into ruthless killers, or what we call child soldiers.<br />
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  8. 8. Many are also encouraged to drink and do drugs so that they are more impervious to fear on the battlefield.<br />
  9. 9. After their ‘training’ is finished the real horror begins when they are unleashed into battle.<br />
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  12. 12. Organizations like Invisible Children and Amnesty International have programs that can be donated to that rehabilitate children and help prevent atrocities like this from happening in the future.<br />However, there is hope.<br />
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  16. 16. As Americans, we have the means and moral duty to help.<br />Donate now.<br />
  17. 17. Works Cited<br />“World Population Prospects: The 2006 Revision.” un.org. Department of Economic and Social Affairs. March 7, 2007. November 15, 2010. Web.<br />Picture citations listed in order of appearance<br />Baltz, Lewis. African-child.org.<br />Sager, Bobby. rd.com.<br />Klika, Russell. therisingcontinent.wordpress.com.<br />Webb, Allen. wmich.edu.<br />Koninckx, Marc. cineyderechoshumanos.com.<br />Torfinn, Sven. www.panos.co.uk.<br />Holtz, Pierre. hdptcar.net.<br />Jbhawthorne.blogspot.com.<br />Mann, Stevie. cyberschoolbus.un.org.<br />Viivi.net.<br />Mann, Stevie. un.org<br />

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