By JASON STRAZIUSO and RODNEY MUHUMUZA - Associated Press Shares
"We felt the shaking and we weren't necessarily sure it was an earthquake. It didn't correlate, but we knew we had something going on," said Russell, who like others in the control room has practiced emergency scenarios like an earthquake during training. "It was definitely exciting initially, but then you kind of just go back to what you're trained to do."
"We are not just studying human history, we are shaping it," Russell says. "At the end of my life I want to say that the world we left behind is one Gavin can be proud of, one that doesn't allow Joseph Konys and child soldiers. A place where children no matter where they live, have a childhood free from fear."