Ben Affleck Works For Congo Aid - Printable Version
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Ben Affleck Works For Congo Aid - sandnsea - 12-01-2010 08:53 PM
This is a piece he wrote, I think before he appeared with Senator Kerry at the CSIS. It's pretty good. He always seems like a very sincere and thoughtful person when I see him speak on politics. Definitely not a ranter or bandwagon person.
"By far, the deadliest conflict was in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo from 1998 to 2003. Eight African nations participated in the fighting on Congolese soil, many hoping to seize control of its vast mineral wealth. Some 4 million Congolese died during the conflict and nearly another 1 million have died in the lawless aftermath from starvation, conflict and preventable disease. Tens of thousands of children were forced to become soldiers, and as many as two out of three women were victimized by rape and other forms of sexual violence.
This is still happening today."
RE: Ben Affleck Works For Congo Aid - Cha - 12-02-2010 02:13 AM
Well I just happen to like Ben Affleck ever since he and Matt came on the scene with Good Will Hunting..they're both good guys..talented & creative. Massachusett Dems!
And they're cute, too. - Devon - 12-02-2010 01:07 PM
(12-02-2010 02:13 AM)Cha Wrote: Well I just happen to like Ben Affleck ever since he and Matt came on the scene with Good Will Hunting..they're both good guys..talented & creative. Massachusett Dems!