A Long Way Gone

Why is it a good idea not to stay in one town? *At least 1-5 sentences long in order to get full credit!!!* (pts. 6)

Its just a little quiz i am testing it on myself.

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For the boys, staying in town might mean they'd be caught and recruited by the rebel forces.

"...the risk of staying in town was greater for us than trying to escape. Young boys were immediately recruited, and the initials RUF were carved wherever it

pleased the rebels, with a hot bayonet. This not only meant that you were scarred for life but that you could never escape from them, because escaping with the carving of the rebels’ initials was asking for death, as soldiers would kill you without any questions and militant civilians would do the same."


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