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The backstory behind the viral video "KONY 2012"

by Maggie O'Mara

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Posted on March 8, 2012 at 9:57 AM

Updated Thursday, Mar 8 at 10:02 AM

If you are active on Facebook and twitter, you've most likely seen the video "KONY 2012" on your feed. Close to 30 million people have watched the video on YouTube, and that number is rising by the minute. There is public outcry about it all over the world, and right here in Idaho.

So, what is it all about? It's an effort to unify the world against one man in Uganda who is accused of horrible crimes against the people there, mainly children.

The Today Show did a story on the video this morning - here it is, take a look: