Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust - Study Guide The Eternal Spring Summary & Analysis

Immaculée Ilibagiza
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Immaculee was born into a loving family. Her parents, Leonard and Rose, gifted her with a name meaning 'shining and beautiful in body and soul'. Her name would prove to be true as she grew through childhood and into adulthood. Immaculee was one of four siblings and the only daughter in the family. In Rwandan culture, being a good girl—clean, well mannered and virtuous—was important to maintain personal status and family reputation. The expectations of society were mirrored in her home, although her parents also expected her to study and expand her horizons. Her parents were both trained as educators. In addition to being educators, her family subsidized their income by farming. They grew and harvested beans, coffee and bananas on their property near Lake Kivu. While Immaculee's family was wealthy by Rwandan standards, their profits were...

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