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Hollywood to confront the issue of girl soldiers in Uganda with new film

Uma Thurman, star of Kill Bill and other award-winning films, will act as a schoolteacher in a film depicting the struggle of a group of girls who were abducted and forced to serve as sex slaves in Uganda in 1996.

The Hollywood beauty will star in the drama based on the 1996 incident which saw 140 schoolgirls being abducted from a boarding school in the African country by a band of armed rebels…

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Ms. Thurman will play the part of Sister Caroline,the nun who heroically demanded the release of the children from the rebel soldiers who abducted them. 

The film will be based on the book by Kathy Cook, “Stolen Angels: The Kidnapped Girls of Uganda“.

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