A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah--Audiobook Excerpt
Listen to Ishmael Beah read from his book A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier in this audiobook excerpt. This is how wars are fought now: by children, hopped-up on drugs and wielding AK-47s. Children have become soldiers of choice. In the more than fifty conflicts going on worldwide, it is estimated that there are some 300,000 child soldiers. Ishmael Beah used to be one of them.