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Dr. Denis Mukwege: the angel of Bukavu

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  • Congolese surgeon and tireless champion of women's rights
  • Bukavu in Eastern Congo is home of Mukwege's surgery
  • Victims of violent sexual abuse travel hundreds of miles to see Dr. Mukwege
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(CNN) -- Son of a pastor, the Congolese doctor has been seen as something of savior for victims of sexual violence in his native country, where his surgery has become a refuge and beacon of hope for thousands of women.

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