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Maker of ‘KONY 2012’ video deflects critics, urges action

The filmmaker behind the viral “KONY 2012’’ video believes there is a simple reason for the exploding popularity of the short film depicting the human rights abuses of a Ugandan warlord and his guerrilla army. “I think it’s because it’s a human story,’’ director Jason Russell told TODAY’s Ann Curry Friday. “We’re all human beings, and for some reason we forgot about our human
/ Source: TODAY contributor