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9/23 UPDATE: CT has obtained a second letter from an SPLA official denying that Childers works with them. "Sam Childers is not associated with the SPLA," Lt. Gen. Kuol Deim Kuol said in a statement. "The SPLA does not know Sam Childers."

With additional reporting by Uma Julius and Esther Nakkazi in South Sudan.


Related Elsewhere:

The Christianity Today Entertainment blog has been following the Machine Gun Preacher movie development. (Our review of the film will post here on Sept. 23.)

Vanity Fair and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch profiled Childers last year.

Childers's Angels of East Africa site (archive) now redirects to MachineGunPreacher.org.

Childers's book, Another Man's War, is available from ChristianBook.com and other book retailers.

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