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This photo taken Friday, April 27, 2012, shows an aerial view over northern Uganda. Some locals in Gulu in northern Uganda have other concerns that complicate the military mission of forces now hunting for Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) leader Joseph Kony, such as the fear of reprisal attacks if they are thought to be helping the authorities find him, or concerns that troops hunting him will not be able to distinguish between the regular LRA fighters and their abducted children. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

This photo taken Friday, April 27, 2012, shows an aerial view over northern Uganda. Some locals in Gulu in northern Uganda have other concerns that complicate the military mission of forces now hunting for Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) leader Joseph Kony, such as the fear of reprisal attacks if they are thought to be helping the authorities find him, or concerns that troops hunting him will not be able to distinguish between the regular LRA fighters and their abducted children. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

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