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Uganda, May 14, 2009

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    Cassandra Nelson/Mercy Corps  </span>
    UGANDA. Over the past two decades, Uganda's civil war forced hundreds of thousands of families to flee their homes — at the height of the violence, more than 1.6 million people were displaced. With peace now on the horizon, many displaced people have moved to "transitional camps." Photo: Cassandra Nelson/Mercy Corps

Maybe it’s a five-page article in the New York Times or a three-minute clip on CNN. But sometimes, all it takes to remember why we’re doing this is a single photograph.