Of the Same Life - Releasing Myanmar's Child Soldiers

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At fifteen years old Arkar Win was lured away from his village by a man offering him driving lessons. He was drugged and awoke in an army base. “I was told I’d been sold to the Myanmar Army for $80,” he said. Now twenty one, he’s free, and working in a fish yard on the River Yangon. He earns $2 per day, and commutes an hour up the river to his village, Dine Su.

At fifteen years old Arkar Win was lured away from his village by a man offering him driving lessons. He was drugged and awoke in an army base. “I was told I’d been sold to the Myanmar Army for $80,” he said. Now twenty one, he’s free, and working in a fish yard on the River Yangon. He earns $2 per day, and commutes an hour up the river to his village, Dine Su.