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From War Child to Peace Soldier: An Evening with Emmanuel Jal 

When: Fri., Oct. 19, 7 p.m. 2012
Price: Free-$10
From War Child to Peace Soldier: An Evening with Emmanuel Jal is set for Friday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m. in Emory's Cannon Chapel. Jal will talk about his life as a child soldier in the civil war that engulfed Sudan from 1983 to 2005, and share his music. Jal's most recent album, See Me Mama, released on Oct. 2, and his "We Want Peace" campaign uses music to speak out against genocide. The event is open to the public and there is a suggested donation of $10 to support Jal's charity Gua, a nongovernmental organization that builds schools in South Sudan.

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