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Arms control begins with his legs

Julius Arile hopes to spread his message of peace by running to victory in the Honolulu Marathon

By Jason Kaneshiro

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 06, 2012

~~<p>Before finding a new life in running, there were times Julius Arile found himself running for his life.</p>
<p>Arile grew up in a remote area of West Pokot in Northern Kenya, where the business of raising and rustling cattle can be exceedingly dangerous. Arile was just 15 when he first picked up a gun, a part of life as a pastoralist in the region, with the raids sometimes taking him and his AK-47 into neighboring Uganda.</p>
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Before finding a new life in running, there were times Julius Arile found himself running for his life.

Arile grew up in a remote area of West Pokot in Northern Kenya, where the business of raising and rustling cattle can be exceedingly dangerous. Arile was just 15 when he first picked up a gun, a part of life as a pastoralist in the region, with the raids sometimes taking him and his AK-47 into neighboring Uganda. Login for more...



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