Rising Heart: One woman's tale of kidnapping, asylum and salvation

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Aminata Conteh-Biger was born in Sierra Leone to a prosperous family. Then in 1999 when she was 18 years old her life changed forever. That was when the Revolutionary United Front invaded Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone. Aminata talks about what happened after that, how she survived to build a new life in Australia and why the work she does now is the most important thing she has ever done. Her book is called Rising Heart.

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