Tale of 2 Sammys
When the second Sammy picked up the Skype call on his end, he did it from about 7,000 miles away. “Hello, muraho!” the Canadian shouted, greeting the second Sammy in English and in Kinyarwanda, one of the official languages of Rwanda.
It was in Rwanda more than 2 decades ago that the 2 men who shared a name first met each other during one of the worst man made catastrophes in modern history, the Rwandan Genocide. Over a 100 day period from April to July of 1994, over 800,000 people were brutally slaughtered along ethnic lines….