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The Big Sister

Monaliza and her family were forced to flee their home in Mindanao, the Philippines where conflict has raged for decades. She had to become her siblings' caregiver, and the constant threat of attacks took a big toll on her mental health. Years later, realizing the children in her community were desensitized to violence, Monaliza began waging a war of her own: helping young people break free from the vicious cycle of violence and guiding them towards a brighter future.

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