Rachel Simon is currently a third year student at California Western School of Law, concentrating in International Law. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from Hofstra University in 2002. During the final semester of her undergraduate studies, Ms. Simon had the unique opportunity to work on Capitol Hill for Congressman Pete Stark (D-CA-13) .
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Nothing extraordinary about that day in May
The earth did not shatter or crumble
Innocence taken by armed men in the bush
But such is the way in the Congo
Though they slaughter and kill
The earth just sits still and ignores the violence below
No one comes to the aid of the child or the maid
But such is the way in the Congo.