The Story of Aminata Conteh Biger’s Rising Heart by Emma Macdonald

Aminata Conteh-Biger has experienced some of the most extreme atrocities imaginable to any human being...
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And yet her story is one of dignity, positivity, and empowerment for women.

Kidnapped from the hands of her father in Freetown, Sierra Leone, in 1999 at the age of 18, Aminata was held captive for several months by rebel forces, repeatedly raped and beaten and witness to countless countrymen and women slaughtered during the bloody civil war.

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