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The Hero in You (Audio)
Beset by violence, Cape Town Flats has been a star in learning to use the Peace Education Program to transform their community towards peace. While atvisiting the Die Duine Primary School, Prem donates copies of his bestselling book, Splitting the Arrow. In this video, Prem speaks to the students about the hero inside us all.
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In 1950, the apartheid government of South Africa introduced the Group Areas Act. As a result, people of color were forcefully moved to areas known as townships, historically associated with a gangsterism, desparate poverty, and horrendous abuse.
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In 2017, Prem Rawat visited a school in one of these most deprived townships—a place stricken with gang warfare and drug-addicted poverty, with little hope for the future.
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Prem spoke to children ages seven to thirteen, many of whom have suffered unthinkable abuse.