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Manute Bol

Manute Bol's Son Is A Giant 7th Grader

Posted 10.09.2012 | Sports

It's said that the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. In this case, the guy as a tall as a tree produced a son who may eventually loom just as larg...

Manute Bol, South Sudan's Independence, and Emerging Arab Spring

John Zogby | Posted 09.04.2011 | Impact
John Zogby

Southern Sudanese and Northern Sudanese are turning to Manute Bol for inspiration as they fight hunger, illiteracy, and oppression.

250 Miles to Walk for Freedom in Sudan

Matt Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Matt Kohn

Sudan Freedom Walk 2010, a 22-day march from New York to the Congress, is a statement that whether united or separate, the Northern and Southern Sudanese do not want war.

Shooting for More Than Hoops Around the World

YouthGive | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Pro basketball players are increasingly traveling to the developing world to learn about the needs of the people there and are making a big difference. Here's just a bit of what they're accomplishing.

Manute Bol: NBA Star and Christian Philanthropist

Rev. Chuck Freeman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Freeman

Manute Bol embodied the riches of the adherents in Jesus' sermonette and the spirit demonstrated by the widow.

Manute Bol: The Real NBA Hero

John Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
John Zogby

Manute was so much more than an NBA legend. He was living proof that none of us could ever claim that we had a bad day. Manute had seen so much more than any of us and he triumphed.

Manute Bol's Philanthropy As Great An Achievement As Prolific NBA Career

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Though several news outlets had reported on Manute Bol's acute kidney disease in the past months, it still came as a shock to much of the world when t...

Former NBA Center Manute Bol Dies At 47

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Manute Bol, the former pro basketball center who spent ten years in the NBA, died Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia, according to the Washington P...