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Saving a Two-Year-Old Boy Branded a Witch

Anja Ringgren Lovén gave up her life in Denmark to rescue children accused of witchcraft in Nigeria.

Anja Ringgren Loven gave up her life in Denmark, sold all her possessions and travelled to Nigeria to help children accused of witchcraft. In some villages in the Niger Delta region, children who are thought to be witches can be abandoned, tortured or killed and Anja was so moved by their distressing situation that she felt she had to help.

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(Photo: Anja Ringgren Lovén courtesy of Anja)

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