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One of the hottest videos on the internet right now is a short documentary about a Ugandan warlord.

"Kony 2012" tells the story of Joseph Kony, the leader of the Lord's Resistance Army - a group notorious for abduction, torture and recruiting of child soldiers.

The half-hour movie has gotten more than 32-million hits on YouTube, and has been re-posted millions of times across social media.

A San-Diego based nonprofit group, Invisible Children, says it produced the film in order to make Kony a household name, and help bring him to justice.

One young man in Oregon says he's been waiting his whole life to see that happen.
Julius Achon is from a small village in Uganda.

He says when he was 12 years old, he and several friends were abducted by Kony's men -- and forced to fight in the Lord's Resistance Army.

And, 23 years later, Achon doesn't believe Kony has stopped. Not everyone completely supports the full message in the Invisible Children documentary.

A story printed in the November issue of "Foreign Affairs" accused the group of manipulating the facts -- exaggerating the scale of L-R-A abductions and overemphasizing the group's use of child soldiers.

Invisible Children responded by saying it had to "simplify" some events in the documentary to make it easier for the wider population to understand.

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