Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust Setting & Symbolism

Immaculée Ilibagiza
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Lake Kivu, appears in non-fiction

Immaculee was raised on her family's property in the village of Mataba, in Kibuye, Rwanda. Rwanda is a lush country approximately the size of the American state of Maryland. It has the densest population in Africa and is the smallest country nestled in the heart of central Africa. It is a poor area, although beautiful in topography. Adjacent to the property of Immaculee's family is a body of water known as Lake Kivu. Lake Kivu supplies clean water and adds to the lushness of Mataba. Immaculee has fond memories of the lake. It was the location of daily swims with her brothers and wonderful family times. Lake Kivu would become important in a different way after the genocide began. Lake Kivu serves as a boundary between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (also known as Zaire). When war broke out many...

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