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I was delighted to read an article this morning, despite its dismal headline, discussing the fact that 200 girls and 93 women have been rescued from Boko Haram captivity.                                                                                     I have to admit that I was disheartened when learning that these ladies were not the Chibok school girls who were kidnapped from the Government Secondary School in Borno State, Nigeria a year ago this month. It is great to know, nonetheless, that these 293 ladies have been rescued.

Whether they and others forthcoming have their previous homes to return to should be of less importance than assuring that they receive the care and resources that they need to fully recover from and transcend this crisis. It is the international community that should render that support, until every captive is free…

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