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This photo was taken as part of a series of portraits of the women affected by the Rwandan genocide. This woman lost her husband and all eight of her children. She was cut all over her body by machete

This photo was taken as part of a series of portraits of the women affected by the Rwandan genocide. This woman lost her husband and all eight of her children. She was cut all over her body by machetes and left to die, survived & forgave her killers.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2011
Date Uploaded: 07.2012
Photo Location: Rwanda
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Amanda Siceloff
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