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Fatmata Bengoh

Fatmata lost her father when he was killed during the war. She ran away to live with her older sister because her mother had no food. Her sister was also very poor and many times they would not eat. She was raped by a boy and her sister got upset and sent her back to her mother. On the way back to her mother's village, she had to go over a river and ride in a canoe. She thought about drowning herself. Someone explained her situation to Pastor Francis and he took her in. She was a Muslim but is now a Christian.

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