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Hiding from Ugandan Rebels
Hiding from Ugandan Rebels

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AIR DATE: March 1, 2010

Imagine a young boy. Every night, he doesn't sleep in his own bed. Instead, he walks miles to sleep on the muddy floors beneath a local hospital. Because if he doesn't, the local militia might abduct him and force him into their army. This is Uganda. These children are called "night commuters."

We talk to a Ugandan boy who has spent most of his young life hiding from the militia. He's sharing his story with Las Vegas students, thanks to a nonprofit group and high school teachers.

Guests: (also pictured above from left to right)
Christina VandenHengel, member of Invisible Children
Amy Vait, member of Invisible Children
Brian Lisko, History and Psychology Teacher, Sierra Vista High School
Okello Ronald, native Ugandan


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