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Staten Island_Merlin
October 17, 2011

From Liberia to Staten Island: A Former Child Soldier Shares His Story

“I remember the day I decided to open the food house for people who were starving to come and collect rice, oil and corn meal,” he says. “Children were dying because there was no drinking water. They had nowhere to go and no food to eat.”

“That was how I lost my two ears,” Jacob says.

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