Meet Real Life Alex, Part 9: Children ARE Children

In between Operation Christmas Child countdown posts, I am sharing details from my real life meeting with Alex Nsengimana, Rwandan genocide survivor and shoebox recipient.

Photo Courtesy Samaritan's Purse

Photo Courtesy Samaritan’s Purse

I have so much to say about the subject of children being children, but this is not the proper post to share it. Maybe one day, I will pour my heartbeat fully onto the pages.

For today, I leave you with Alex’s words, simple, powerful and typing-fingers-pausing. Truly.

The Context

Children in crisis due to:

The Words of Alex Nsengimana, Rwandan Genocide Survivor

 

“Children need to be reminded to be children again.”

– Alex Nsengimana

Photo Courtesy Samaritan's Purse

Photo Courtesy Samaritan’s Purse

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