Henry was recruited by an illegal armed group when he was a just a
boy. Today, he is a chef at a well known restaurant in
Bogotá and is looking forward to a successful life.
"In the past I never studied. I had no stability in my life, I
had nothing. I did not know what life had in store for me, all I
could expect was finding any old job. But now, I have a
career and I know what I want I want out of life," explains Henry
Castro*, a young man of 24, who belonged to an illegal armed group
from the age of 13 to 18.