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The mission of Child Soldier Relief Foundation (CSR), a 501 (c)(3) non-profit, tax-exempt organization designated by the Internal Revenue Code, is to advocate on behalf of child soldiers by serving as a central repository of information on all topics relating to the topic of child soldiers.

…NPR Essay on a former child soldier from Sierra Leone

…Deborah George, writer and radio producer travelled to Sierra Leone in 2001 and met a young girl soldier, Baindu. Carrying her picture home with her, George located the child again and paid her school fees, later settling her into a boarding school.   Says George of her now, “she’s in 11th grade and loves hip hop and hamburgers. She doesn’t like to talk about the past. She doesn’t forget, she says. When she’s old, she’ll still remember her stories. But, it’s better, she says, to look to the future…”

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