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A Garissa Survivor On Her New Life in Italy And Her Message to Fellow Kenyans

Two years after surviving the massacre at Garissa, this Kenyan student tells us about recovering from trauma and her plans to spread peace.

It’s been 2 years since Cynthia Cherotich witnessed 147 of her classmates killed by Al-Shabaab militants at Garissa University in northern Kenya. She survived the massacre by hiding in a cupboard under a pile of clothes—only emerging two days after the attack. Today, Cherotich is completing her studies at the Università per Stranieri di Perugia in Italy and considering a career in Kenyan politics.

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Garissa Principal Speaks On the Death of Attack's Mastermind, Mohamed Kuno

Garissa University's principal describe's the school's reaction to news that terrorist leader Mohamed Kuno died in a raid this week.