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From a Former Child Soldier, Why We Must End the Violence in South Sudan

Ger Duany | Posted 06.03.2014 | Impact
Ger Duany

I learned how to use weapons before I could read and write. It was not my decision, it happened simply because, during the civil war, there were no schools, so that AK-47s in our hands replaced our pens and books.

Lost Boy Home and the South Sudan Conflict

Mark Barger Elliott | Posted 03.11.2014 | Arts
Mark Barger Elliott

Zachariah Char returned to South Sudan in December to build a medical clinic honoring his father and mother. On December 18, he was evacuated from South Sudan by the U.S. government. In this brief Op-Doc, Zachariah speaks movingly as to how these events have preempted the realization of his "dream."

Lost in Front of Our Eyes

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 08.04.2013 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

I've called S.J. Bolton the Queen before and I proclaim it again: Bolton rules the world of psychological thrillers. She presents the evidence, year a...

Literacy Will Tap Into South Sudan's Greatest Resource

Wendi Dwyer | Posted 10.23.2012 | World
Wendi Dwyer

If our goal is to provide education to equip South Sudan to solve its own problems, then it is essential that we teach the women and girls how to read.

Guor Marial: Marathon Runner Flees Sudan, Heads to London Olympics

Joshua Kors | Posted 07.23.2012 | Sports
Joshua Kors

On Friday, Guor Marial and I spoke about his extraordinary Olympic journey: from Sudanese refugee, to New Hampshire high school student, to Iowa State track star and now London Olympian.

What a Lost Boy From Sudan Taught Me About Leadership

Antonio Lucio | Posted 07.08.2012 | Latino Voices
Antonio Lucio

Lopez Lomong, was born Lopepe Lomong and was raised in a small village of South Sudan. When he was six, he was abducted by paramilitary forces who aimed at turning boys into soldiers. Lopez is one of Sudan's "Lost Boys" and his story is a symbol of leadership, resilience and human achievement.

The Lost Boys Of Sudan And Faith At The End Of The World

Wendi Dwyer | Posted 05.14.2012 | Religion
Wendi Dwyer

The "End of the World" is not a date, it is a place. I know because a U.N. flight dropped me off there about a month ago. It is in Northern Bahr El Ghazal in South Sudan.

After Seminary, 'Lost Boy' Headed Back To Sudan

Posted 07.09.2011 | Religion

By Matt Vande Bunte Religion News Service GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (RNS) It has been more than two decades since Deng Alier fled war in his homeland. N...

Dave Eggers Helps Sudan's 'Lost Boys' Get Fresh Start At New School

The Guardian | Sarah Morrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

When Eggers and Achak Deng first met in Atlanta seven years ago, neither realised they were about to embark on a lasting friendship that would span co...

Corey Haim (PHOTOS, VIDEO): A Look Back At His Life & Career

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment