Then and Now: A Revitalized Rwanda and a Dream Come True For Me

Visiting Rwanda was a big deal for me. Ever since watching “Hotel Rwanda” years ago, I developed a strange fascination with the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. Most people probably stopped at watching the film. I began to read numerous books on the topic, such as “We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rwanda” and “Shaking Hands with the Devil” by Romeo Dallaire, who headed UNAMIR in Rwanda during the genocide. Maybe it is simply a fascination with how cruel humanity can be. I have followed topics such as the North Korean dictatorship, the Pol Pot regime in Cambodia, and various brutal dictatorships as Mobutu Seke in neighboring Zaire. … More Then and Now: A Revitalized Rwanda and a Dream Come True For Me