Illustration of cover`s book Aprendí a sufrir. Ediciones del Serbal, 2011.
Watercolor on paper.
Wamba is a young African man once living captive in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He and his family are controlled by the soldiers who force them to work in the dangerous mines of coltan, a prized mineral in the first world. Wamba's parents will take a heavy blow when their son is snatched up to be recruited by a guerrilla group that will transform him into a child soldier.
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