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Marie-Christine Williams - Story Of Survival

Marie-Christine Williams was a 14-year-old girl living in her father’s house in Kigali, Rwanda, on that day in 1994 when the Rwandan genocide began.

Northeast State - Marie-Christine

Marie-Christine Williams - a message of hope.

STL Today - Triumph Over Darkness (Part 1 of 2)

Marie-Christine Williams author, motivational speaker, and survivor of the Rwandan Genocide. She shares her story and how she uses her life experiences to inspire others.

STL Today - Triumph Over Darkness (Part 2 of 2)

Part two of the interview with author, speaker and survivor Marie-Christine Williams.

Morning Blend St. Louis

Sherry Farmer interviews Marie-Christine Williams on Morning Blend St. Lous.

STL Today

Listen and learn as Marie-Christine Williams, one of the greatest survivors, shares her story of not only overcoming horrific genocide but flourishing and encouraging every person that crosses her path.



Triumph Over Darkness:  Rwandan Genocide Survivor Inspires At Northeast State

Marie-Christine Williams was a 14-year-old girl living in her father’s house in Kigali, Rwanda, on the day in 1994 when the Rwandan genocide began. Williams told her story Tuesday in Northeast State’s Wellmont Regional Center for the Performing Arts as part of the college’s International Education Committee as part of Women’s History Month.

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Finding A Voice In Midst Of Pain

Even now, 22 years after the 1994 Rwandan genocide, Marie-Christine Williams has a hard time getting her words out. Unspeakable things happened to her, but miraculously, she wasn't among the 800,000 people murdered in 100 days of terror.

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Marie-Christine Williams On Surviving Genocide

In 100 days, an estimated 800,000 Rwandans were slaughtered—many by a friend or a neighbor—as the rest of the world sat watching. Marie-Christine Williams, a Rwandan, French, and Romanian 14-year-old, didn’t have that luxury. With her family gone and her home burned, she ran, on her own for months, hiding in the forest when she had to.

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Triumph Over Darkness: Surviving The Rwandan Genocide

If you saw me on the street in St. Louis, you would not guess my story. How long does it take for one’s body to recover from broken bones, gunshot wounds and a machete’s gash? After 22 years and more than 20 surgeries, my body has recovered — although I must cope with chronic pain.

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Messenger: Rwandan Genocide Was Only The Beginning For O'Fallon Woman

When she was 14, Marie-Christine Williams was shot in the leg and the back, chopped with a machete, pushed off a bridge and left to die. “I remember everything like it was yesterday,” says the 36-year-old who lives in O’Fallon, Mo.

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