A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah

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What is a moral or lesson learned from the story "A Long Way Gone"?

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In Ishmael Beah's 2007 memoir A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, he tells the story of how he became separated from his family as a young boy in Sierra Leone during the country's civil war. Readers learn about his horrific experiences as a child soldier and his rescue and rehabilitation with UNICEF.

There are a few lessons to take away from this story. While Ishmael participates in violent and...

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