Paul Rusesabagina Speaks in Boulder


This evening Brenda & I went to hear Paul Rusesabagina speak at the University of Colorado's Macky Auditorium. Mr. Rusesabagina was the hotel manager at the Hotel de Mille Colines in Rwanda, a country that tomorrow will mark the twelve year anniversary of the beginning of the horrific genocide that rocked the nation. In the spring of 1994, over the course of 100 days, nearly a million human beings were hacked to death with machetes. The story is a long one, and I recommend you read about it. Mr. Rusesabagina was portrayed by Don Cheadle in the movie "Hotel Rwanda", a film that awakened my interest in this sad chapter in human history and spurred much reading on my part.…

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