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Burundi Expat Dedicates Himself to Helping Street Children

Sadness consumed Deo Mbituyimana in 2007 when he traveled to his native country, Burundi, for the first time in 15 years. Mbituyimana saw that the impoverished African nation was in shambles due to a long and bloody civil war stemming from ethnic divisions between Hutu and Tutsi tribes. In the capital, Bujumbura, he observed schools and hospitals that were destroyed, and many homeless children wandering the streets. He went to rural areas that had also been devastated by the...

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