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Jetaime saw that life in the jungle near Virunga National Park was not going to be easy. "I didn’t sleep and had always to be prepared for an attack. If someone was injured, there was no medicine. This was my life in the armed group," described. Jetaime was a child soldier. Now he is 23 and works as a carpenter in Kiwanja, North Kivu.
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