In Rwanda, Genocide's Ghosts Haunt Christmas

Orphans tell independent producer Jake Warga that they prefer not to get presents because they remind them of what they don't have. This year marked the 15th anniversary of the slaughter of more than 800,000 people. We see how people are moving past the violent ghosts the genocide left behind.

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Christmas at Urukundo Home for Children in Rwanda. Jake Warga/NPR hide caption

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At the Millennium Village Project, people of all ages try to reconcile with the past and the present. Jake Warga/NPR hide caption

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