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Maputo, 1996 | In Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, street children live off the torn city's garbage and sleep in shelled-out condemned buildings. At worst, they are dangerous urban predators; each has a long history of abuse. Many were child soldiers, rounded up by the guerrilla organization RENAMO and forced to commit atrocities during an extended civil war. At best, they are innocent bystanders caught in horrors few understand.