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Ashes smolder on the ground in the northeast Nigerian village of Budu on Sunday, after an attack this weekend by suspected Boko Haram fighters on a funeral procession left 60 people dead. Audu Marte /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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People attend a demonstration calling on the government to rescue the kidnapped girls of the government secondary school in Chibok, in Abuja, Nigeria on Oct. 14, 2014. Olamikan Gbemiga/AP hide caption

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Supporters stand on a roof with placards and banners as they attend a campaign rally of the Nigerian opposition leader Atiku Abubakar on Thursday in Jimeta, eastern Nigeria. Luis Tato /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ya Kaka, left, and Hauwa, right, who were captured by Boko Haram in 2014, pose with Statue of Liberty impersonators in Times Square. Stephanie Sinclair /Too Young to Wed hide caption

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A mural showing a teacher leading a young girl to school is riddled with bullet holes after an attack by Boko Haram militants last month. They attacked the Dapchi Government Girls Science and Technology College in northeast Nigeria. Jide Adeniyi-Jones hide caption

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In Nigeria, Distraught Parents Demand Answers After Boko Haram Kidnaps 110 Girls

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Soldiers drive past a sign leading to the Government Girls Science and Technical College staff quarters in Dapchi, Nigeria, on Thursday. Scores of schoolgirls have been reported missing in Monday's suspected Boko Haram attack. AMINU ABUBAKAR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Patience Ibrahim Thought No One Would Care About Her Story As A Boko Haram Captive

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Zainabu Hamayaji went to extreme lengths to protect her family from being abducted by Boko Haram. Ofeibea Quist-Arcton/NPR hide caption

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To Save Her Children, She Pretended To Be Crazy

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Zannah Mustapha and the students of the Future Prowess School he founded for children caught up in the Boko Haram conflict. This week he won a U.N. prize for his efforts. Rahima Gambo/UNHCR hide caption

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