Loss of Innocence

By Emmanuel & John


War destroys innocence and childhood Because it forces children to face adult hardships and cruelty.

We had been fighting for over two years, and killing had begun a daily activity.

We watch it burn and i laugh.

The boys are manipulated and fed drugs

"The smallest boys are placed closest to the enemy. In war, they are said to be fearless. Children are often less demanding soldiers than adults. They are cheaper to keep as they eat less and are easier to manipulate. Both sides believe the unpredictability of small children makes them better fighters. Some are sent into battle high on drugs to give them courage."

Cats In The Cradle-Harry Chapin
Voces Inocentes (Trailer)

This trailer/movie is similar to my thematic statement because these children had gone through a war and seen or been through what adults hardly see in thiere lifes

C- For example in the movie it shows that the kid had seen his friends get shot in the head. And in the book it shows that Ishmael saw his most precious things of his life get burned and killed.

E-this shows that they are similar

This article relates to my theme because the kids cant have a normal life anymore, because of the ebola.

C- In the article it says "Nearly 4,000 children in West Africa have lost one or both parents to Ebola since the start of outbreak – the worst in the disease’s history – according to UNICEF estimates.

E- this shows that it relates to my theme.