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Ishmael Beah is a former child soldier, Unicef Ambassador and bestselling author. His memoir, A Long Way Gone, is an award winning account of his time fighting in Sierra Leone's bloody civil war. Since being rescued from the fighting by Unicef in 1996, he has worked to raise awareness of children affected by war and conflict.
Unicef Ambassador and former child soldier Ishmael Beah says although the memories still haunt him, another future is possible for the children of war