Global Doc: Silent Questions

BY Dr. Vincent DeGennaro Jr. '02 

“Did you kill anyone during the genocide? Did you spend days hiding in a ditch to avoid the death squads? Or did you watch as your family was hacked to death? Did you profit financially from the war?”

I want to ask these questions of everyone I meet. I had never been to a country with the political past of Rwanda, and I wasn’t sure how I would react to the people here. Rwandans are affectionate, hospitable and proud people and I cannot fathom anyone whom I know participating in the genocide, but the questions still cross my mind.

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