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GULU, UGANDA MAY 27: Gladys Aromo, age 12, looks out of a shelter's window as she just woke up and the sun rises on May 27, 2005 in Gulu, Uganda. She is one of about 20,000 night commuters that sleep in Gulu town every night, as they are afraid of being abducted by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA). The rebel group has brought terror to Northern Uganda for almost twenty years, fighting the Ugandan government. The victims are usually children, which are abducted and used as child soldiers and sex slaves. Some children walk for hours from their home villages every day to sleep at Noah's Arch, an NGO housing children in Gulu. They are too afraid to sleep in the villages. Gladys walks for about 1.5 hours every day with her sister to the shelter. (Photo by Per-Anders Pettersson).
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