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Jayne Samuels was told venturing out of her Kenyan hotel could get her killed, but she was so desperate to get away from the tribal violence, she went into the streets searching for a ride. Help came from a surprising source.

Friends in Kenya have repeatedly warned Daniel Pollack to "get ready for war." The Nairobi slum where he volunteers is filled with burned-out vehicles and other evidence of rioting. He says, in Kenya, "the only truth is the panga [machete]." But Pollack believes he is safe and intends to stay.

These I-Report stories reflect starkly different responses to a single unflinching reality. Hundreds of people have been killed during days of tribal unrest, and the worst may be to come. Read full article »

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