slavepaper - Kimbra Ussery 9/6/2011 In Slave, Mendes life...

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Kimbra Ussery 9/6/2011 In Slave , Mende’s life was very different from Somaly’s in The Road of Lost Innocence . It was obvious from the details of Mende’s childhood that her parents loved her and cared for her very much while Somaly’s parents abandoned her when she was still very young. Even her grandmother abandoned her so she was forced to make do with whatever she could. Mende never had to go without a place to sleep or stay. Mende’s culture also seems a lot more developed than Somaly’s. However, Mende’s story also occurred at a late date than Somaly’s. The Mujahedin who took young Mende were a military force of Arab warriors. They were cruel men who believed they were doing the work of God. They would raid villages, kill and injure the villagers, and kidnap the children to rape and sell as slaves. When the Arab man took young Mende, he told her he would take her to her family, but she quickly realized he had lied to her. He took her through the forest, made advances on her, and raped her along their
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