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    The Children of The Rwandan Genocide: 20 Years On

    To mark the 20th anniversary of the genocide, Save the Children has reopened an archive of over 8,000 Polaroids gathered during the Rwandan genocide.

    Nearly 1 million Rwandans were killed in 100 days of genocide in 1994.

    The massacre destroyed the country's infrastructure and left it with the highest proportion of orphans in the world.

    Save the Children collected these photos of children separated from their parents during the conflict and took them from village to village, looking for family members who would recognise their children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, brothers, and sisters. They helped reunite 40,000 children with their families.

    The charity has reconnected with two sets of siblings who were helped in the aftermath of the genocide. Read their stories below.

    Gloriose, 1995.

    This is Gloriose today, aged 25.

    Floduard, 1995.

    This is Floduard today, aged 35.

    This is Floduard's family.

    Cyprien, 1995.

    This is Cyprien today, aged 33.

    Evans, 1995.

    This is Evans today, aged 28.

    Jean Baptiste, 1995.

    This is Jean-Baptiste today, aged 34.

    This is Jean-Baptiste's family.

    Polaroids of separated children of the Rwandan genocide taken from the Save the Children archive:

    Moments of reunification between separated children and their families: