A Long Way Gone

A Long Way Gone

Why did Beah finally write his story? 

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Beah wrote his memoir when he was 27. As an adult, he is finally able to reconcile his actions and share his story. Instead of clamming up when faced with questions from people who couldn't possibly understand what he went through, Beah decides to try to make them understand through his own words.