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Nine year old Luiz Guillermo Rendon lives in Soacha slum just outside Bogota. His family fled their home in Tolima, west of Bogota, when a local paramilitary group killed his father, and threatened his mother with her life. The murders were never put to justice, even though Leidy (his mother) claims that she knows who did it. Fear of retaliation still keeps the family from contacting the authorities, which may or may not be acting as cohort for pay.This story by Mads Nissen was partly funded by a grant and when published it should be credited: Funding for this project was provided by the Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation for International Photography.