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20 years toward reconciliation in Rwanda

“[Rwanda] broke me. But once that happened, I guess God could work in my life … I started realizing what was really of value.” ~John Schenk, World Vision

Today, the world remembers the estimated 800,000 Rwandan men, women, and children lost in 100 days of slaughter that began on this day 20 years ago, in April 1994.

World Vision photojournalist John Schenk shot footage in Rwanda 20 years ago that helped break the story around the world about the genocide. Watch his firsthand account here.

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