PBS NewsHour

Uganda's former child soldiers try to heal from brutal war

Clip: 05/31/2019 | 7m 26s | Video has closed captioning.

A community in Lamunu, Uganda, is struggling to return to normal after decades of violent conflict that displaced nearly 2 million people. The Lord’s Resistance Army, led by Joseph Kony, abducted 35,000 children and deployed them as soldiers in an attempt to overthrow the government. Fred de Sam Lazaro explores how former child soldiers try to heal from the scars of war and achieve a better life.

Aired: 05/31/19

Rating: NR

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