Journey From War to Peace


Terry Leary, George Lewis | Sierra Leone | 2016 | 30:15

Journey from War is the story of a series of courageous choices by the citizens and government of Sierra Leone, who succeeded not just in leaving behind a long and devastating civil war, but also in forging a path of forgiveness and healing between the many victims of that war.

This is an eminently hopeful story of the willingness of many ordinary people to embrace an extraordinary task; that of reintegrating thousands of children once forced to become soldiers, with those in the communities they damaged.

And it is a model of compassionate and forgiving action the rest of this troubled world would be wise to emulate.