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BORN IN A TIME OF WAR
Kikandi Batende, 9 moths pregnant, prepares to be seen by staff of Medecins Sans Frontieres during a medical outreach in the village of Lukweti, Masisi in conflict-ridden North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo, July 29, 2014. Kikandi has three children, ages 7, 4 and 2. She spent much of her pregnancy, from February to May, living in the bush outside of the village during the fighting. "We always run if there’s a fight. We go up behind the big mountain here." She returned to find her house burned down and all her possessions gone. The family is now living in a shelter made of tarps.