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In the Hearts of Africa (2010)

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For more than a century, the Democratic Republic of Congo has been ravaged by oppression, bloodshed, disease and famine. Conflict and humanitarian crisis in the Congo take 45,000 lives per ... See full summary »

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For more than a century, the Democratic Republic of Congo has been ravaged by oppression, bloodshed, disease and famine. Conflict and humanitarian crisis in the Congo take 45,000 lives per month. Most deaths are from easily preventable and treatable conditions. Without help, children with chronic diseases, such as diabetes, face a bleak future. These children and their families struggle to survive in the streets of the capital city Kinshasa. Dr. Marguerite De Clerck, a Belgian nun, has treated thousands of children with diabetes and their families in the Congo. Directed by Academy Award Nominee Ed Lachman, In the Hearts of Africa highlights the struggle of children with type 1 diabetes as well as Dr. De Clerck's work to bring hope into their lives. Written by Anonymous

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