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How do you cope as a survivor after your whole family has been killed in a nightmarish event? Rwandan singer-songwriter Jean Paul Samputu lost his parents and siblings in the 1994 genocide. Years later he discovered that his childhood friend had killed his father. In a moving talk, Jean Paul shares experiences from his nine-year-long journey that allowed him to get over feelings of anger, resentment and revenge to eventually forgive the murderer.
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