Nate Henn, American Killed in Uganda, was Crusading for Children


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Nate Henn is a name that you'll be hearing a lot if you're following today's shocking Uganda News. He's the only confirmed American fatality in the Uganda bombings that killed at least 64 people in Kamplala during the World Cup finals. Nate was killed while watching the game at a local rugby center with some of his students. These students were his life: Nate worked tirelessly with a group called Invisible Children, which aims to end the use of child soldiers in Uganda. More below.

Henn, a University of Delaware student who had worked with the non-profit for a year and a half, was passionate about making life better for Uganda's children. "From traveling the United States without pay advocating for the freedom of abducted child soldiers in Joseph Kony's war, to raising thousands of dollars to put war-affected Ugandan students in school, Nate lived a life that demanded explanation. He sacrificed his comfort to live in the humble service of God and of a better world, and his is a life to be emulated," it says on Invisible Children's blog. "Nate was not a glory-seeker and never sought the spotlight. He asked not to be made a hero of. But the life he lived inspires reflection and imitation."

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