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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Dan O’Neill gathers an army of compassion with Mercy Corps

In 1999, Jean-Paul showed the deep scars on his head where machete blows nearly killed him during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Jean-Paul, 14, whose Hutu attackers left him for dead beneath the corpses of his parents, said he wants to be a soldier so he can hunt down the men who killed his parents.