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For CAR's Former Child Soldiers, Return to Normal Life Daunting

As the Central African Republic struggles to end the nearly two-year old cycle of sectarian violence, the plight of some 10,000 children used as soldiers in the conflict serves as a brutal legacy. Often, their release by armed groups is only the first step in a long and traumatized road to try to return to a so-called normal life. Lionel and Laura - not their real names - had known each other as far back as they can remember. The two friends both grew up in a small town about 150...

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