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Firsthand Reflections Of Rwanda's Genocide

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Firsthand Reflections Of Rwanda's Genocide

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Firsthand Reflections Of Rwanda's Genocide

Firsthand Reflections Of Rwanda's Genocide

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In April 1994, Rwanda experienced one of the most heinous genocides in history.

During a 100-day period, an estimated 800,000 people — mainly ethnic Tutsis — were brutally killed at the hands of radical Hutus.

Tony Cox talks with Carl Wilkens, the only American who chose to remain in the country to provide humanitarian aid after the genocide began.