“I was twelve years old when the rebels attacked my village and separated me from my family.”

“Some nights, I wake up and remember that my family is gone. I miss them so much.”

“In the midst of the chaos, I had no choice but to join a group of young boys who became child soldiers.”

“We were taught to kill and to show no mercy. It was survival of the fittest.”

“I can still hear the cries of those we killed. The guilt haunts me every day.”

“War took away my childhood. I lost my innocence and became a mere phantom of my former self.”

“We fought in battles that were senseless. It felt as though our lives were disposable.”

“Sometimes, I would end up killing someone who looked like me, who could have been me.”

“The violence we witnessed and inflicted left scars on our souls that can never truly heal.” “We were forced to do unspeakable things, fueling the cycle of violence and revenge.”

“We became numb to the suffering around us, as survival was the only thing that mattered.”

“I longed for a home, for a place of safety and peace, but it felt like a distant dream.”

“Through it all, music became my solace. It reminded me that there was still beauty in the world.” NO ONE UNDERSTANDS QUOTES

“I clung to hope, believing that one day this nightmare would end, and I would find my family again.”

“The power of forgiveness is tremendous. It allows us to heal and let go of the pain.”

“Even in the darkest moments, there is always a glimmer of humanity that can be found.”

“We must learn from the mistakes of the past and strive for a more compassionate world.”

“Education is a powerful tool that can break the cycle of violence and provide a new beginning.”

“The scars on my body are a reminder of what I endured, but they do not define me.”

“I am more than a former child soldier. I am a survivor, a storyteller, and an advocate for peace.”

“Love is stronger than hate. It has the power to heal and unite even the most divided of hearts.”

“We must never forget the countless lives lost to war and strive to create a world where peace prevails.”

“My journey may have been long and treacherous, but it has shaped me into the person I am today.”

“I want my story to inspire others to never give up, to find strength in the face of adversity, and to fight for a better tomorrow.”