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Tuesday, January 12, 2010

The Congo




My friend Brandi Walker has been working for Dr. Mukwege at Panzi Hospital for the past two years. The atrocities she has reported to me are horrific. Women forced to watch as their children are killed, gang rapes with all kinds of objects forced into women's vaginas and etc. Whatever horror you can imagine has be perpetrated on these wonderful women. And Dr. Mukwege (who was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize) does his best to stitch these women up and repair their lives. Brandi also helped in this endeavor. We need to ask more questions and get involved. Here is an article to get you acquainted with some of the issues by Brandi Walker and published in the Homestead Review.

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