Stories from Northern Uganda

By: Jessica Spann, Laura Osborne, & Scott Lashinsky
August 8, 2019

Around the turn of the century, Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), a rebel group, wreaked havoc in northern Uganda, murdering many and kidnapping tens of thousands of children. JR (not his real name) is one of these thousands. Listen as he shares his story of lost youth, sacrifice, forgiveness, and redemption.

Editor’s Note: Due to the sensitive nature of this story, the subject’s name has been changed and specific locations have been removed from the recording.


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