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Previously violent persons

Many think that violent persons are irremediably violent, that it's their nature, nothing can change them. Yet, all those who have gone beyond are proofs of the contrary. It's the case of many more people than one thinks, often anonymous. It's also sometines the case of well known personalities, who, first were absolutely convinced that violence was the most efficient means of them all, have radically transformed themselves.

Are you one such person, who reached a point in life that made the choice to change? That let the light inside them take it's place? We would most appreciate it you telling it to those who will be visiting these pages. Your anonymity will be strictly preserved if this is your choice.

The story of Emmanuel JAL, former Sudanese child-warrior

Emmanuel JAL became a child-warrior at the age of 6-7 years old, soon after his father had left to join the resistance army and his mother had died. He fought until the age of 12-13, when he was saved by Emma, an English woman from an NGO, she managed to bring 150 such children across the border to Kenya and provide them with an education.

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