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Liberia: From guns to notebooks

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Liberia, Education, War & Conflict

From bullets and guns to notebooks and pen [1]s in Liberia: “Waking up in the morning…with my uniforms…on my way to school, sitting in the classroom taking notes – is something that I really like doing every day.” These are of words of Matthew Jacobs, a former child soldier who fought the Liberian Civil War at the age of eight in 2003.