Mike Wessells

Senior Adivsor on Child Protection for the Christian Children's Fund

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Professor of Psychology at Randolph-Macon College and Senior Advisor on Child Protection for the Christian Children's Fund; Author of of Child Soldiers: From Violence to Protection

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Baby brigades, little bees, small boys units  …t  he names may change,
but the reality doesn't.   More than a
quarter of a million children around the world are fighting adults'…

Child Soldiers

Baby brigades, little bees, small boys units …t he names may change, but the reality doesn't. More than a quarter of a million children around the world are fighting adults'…

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