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The boys practice their kicks. Kiana Hayeri for NPR hide caption

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PHOTOS: Giving Ex-Child Soldiers A Chance To Be Kids Again

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"Through music," says former child soldier Emmanuel Jal, "I was able to become a child again." Courtesy of Gatwitch hide caption

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A Former Child Soldier Finds Escape, Heaven Through His Music

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Dominic Ongwen, a Ugandan commander in warlord Joseph Kony's feared militia, waits for procedures to start at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, on Jan. 26. Peter Dejong/AP hide caption

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A Former Child Soldier Will Stand Trial In The Hague For War Crimes

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