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After the Jungle

During Sierra Leone's ten year civil war seven thousand children were forced to join the fighting, Our World meets a former child soldier as he tries to rebuild his life, his relat

During Sierra Leone's ten year civil war seven thousand children were forced to join the fighting, abducted from their families, drugged, and made to kill. As the war came to an end thousands of brutalised boys, and young men, were disarmed and tried to return to their communities- but they were not always welcomed back. Jewoh Nathaniel Sesay, also known as MashP, was one of them. Like many former child soldiers MashP suffers from mental health problems. He's now approaching thirty and still trying to come to terms with his past. Our World meets MashP as he tries to rebuild his life, his relationships, and make sense of his past.

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