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Meet Eric Irivuzumugabe, author and Rwandan genocide survivor

Meet Eric Irivuzumugabe, author and Rwandan genocide survivor

Friday, October 28, 4:00 p.m.
University of Minnesota Bookstore in Coffman Memorial Union.

Eric Irivuzumugabe, author and founder of Humura Ministries, will discuss his book My Father, Maker of The Trees: How I Survived the Rwandan Genocide, on Friday, October 28 at 4:00 p.m. at the University of Minnesota Bookstore in Coffman Memorial Union.

About the book: My Father, Maker of The Trees is Irivuzumugabe's story of physical survival and spiritual rebirth as he recounts his experiences during the 1994 Tutsi genocide in Rwanda. Forced to spend fifteen days hiding in a cypress tree with little food or water to survive the worst of the attacks. Irivuzumugabe emerged determined to start a new life for himself and his two surviving brothers.

Irivuzumugabe is the founder of Humura Ministries, an organization that supports the orphans of genocide, through which he ministers to hundreds of fatherless children in need of hope.

Irivuzumugabe will sign copies of his book following the discussion.