“Jacqueline once poured soap and hair dye into Angel’s bottle and decided to drink the toxic mix, too. She wanted everything to go black. But instead they vomited, and Jacqueline reluctantly decided to keep going.” WaPo’s Danielle Paquette with a moving story that his both horrifying and hopeful. Rwanda’s children of rape are coming of age — against the odds.

+ Also from WaPo, John Woodrow Cox tracks the impact gun violence in schools has on an often forgotten group of kids: the survivors. Twelve seconds of gunfire: “Recess had finally started, so Ava Olsen picked up her chocolate cupcake, then headed outside toward the swings. And that’s when the 7-year-old saw the gun.”