My new friends have begun to suspect I haven’t told them the full story of my life.
"Why did you leave Sierra Leone?"
"Because there is a war."
"You mean, you saw people running around with guns and shooting each other?"
"Yes, all the time."
I smile a little.
"You should tell us about it sometime."
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As Rwanda was thrown into chaos during the 1994 genocide, Rusesabagina,...