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00000176-770f-dc2f-ad76-7f0fad7b0000WYPR's Mary Rose Madden went to Rwanda with the International Reporting Project for two weeks in November 2011.Throughout their travels, they went to the country's capital, Kigali, and into the rural countryside.They met doctors, genocide-rape counselors, Rwandan journalists, President Kagame, and many Rwandans who were very busy farming, making charcoal, or biking their goods through "the land of a thousand hills."Contact Mary Rose Madden at [email protected]. Emily Smith was the Research Assistant. Deb George was the Editor.

A Generation Living in Genocide’s Aftermath: Sons of Survivors

Mary Rose Madden

This week has been one of the official mourning in Rwanda commemorating the 20th anniversary of the massacres in which 800,000 people were slaughtered in 100 days.

WYPR's Mary Rose Madden went to Rwanda on a reporting fellowship in 2001. this was the first installment in her series on how life has changed since 1994.