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9/26/2002 - Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast

MISSIONARY KIDS CELEBRATE AFTER RESCUE FROM BESIEGED SCHOOL

Waving American flags, children of U-S missionaries have been rescued by French troops in the embattled Ivory Coast. The young people were students at the International Christian Academy, which was caught in the crossfire of a battle between rebels and government troops. The 191 Americans evacuated from the school were escorted by the French military to an airfield for a U-S military flight from Ivory Coast to Ghana. The school housed the children of missionaries based across Africa.
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