Nigeria marks one year since Boko Haram kidnapped schoolgirls

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A girl holds a sign during a march to mark the one-year anniversary of the mass kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls from a secondary school in Chibok by Boko Haram militants, in Abuja on April 14, 2015. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde 
*Editors: This photo may only be republished with RNS-NIGERIA-GIRLS, originally transmitted on April 14, 2015.

A girl holds a sign during a march to mark the one-year anniversary of the mass kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls from a secondary school in Chibok by Boko Haram militants, in Abuja on April 14, 2015. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde *Editors: This photo may only be republished with RNS-NIGERIA-GIRLS, originally transmitted on April 14, 2015.

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(RNS) In Chibok, there were high expectations as the military started combing the Sambisa forest, where the militants are believed to have hidden the children.