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Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust Themes

Immaculée Ilibagiza
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Themes

Fear

Immaculee Ilibagiza's life was riddled with fear. There was an undercurrent of tension in Rwanda prior to the war but she was shielded from it. However, that changed when she went away to boarding school. Suddenly there were whispers and looks of disdain all around her. It was a very unsettling experience. Once the war broke out and her family was separated she truly felt afraid. She was afraid for her safety as well as for the safety of her family. While in hiding she could hear the sounds of killing and worried the killers would discover her. The killers returned to the house many times, each time bringing a new sense of terror. When Immaculee was finally freed from her bathroom hiding spot, she thought the worst was over. Yet she still had to walk to the French camp, and later to the RPF camp. Those walks...

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