Category : Genocide
ISBN : 0143187791
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
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Fifteen-year-old Ian must complete community volunteer service to pass social studies. Choosing to work at "The Club" sounds like fun, until he arrives at what turns out to be a soup kitchen for the homeless. It is here that he meets Sarge, the pipe-wielding homeless man who saved Ian from a near-mugging. His real name is Jacques, and he was a soldier in the Canadian Armed Forces. His last tour of duty was as a peacekeeper stationed in Rwanda, an African nation Ian knows little about. What he learns will change Ian's view of the world--and may just help Jacques, too. With a Foreword by Lieutenant-General Romeo Dallaire (Ret'd), force commander for the United Nations Mission to Rwanda, "Shattered" is an unforgettable story, one that asks what one person can do to make a difference.