10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Lost Boys Of Sudan

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Written by Keren Mikva

Since violence erupted once again in South Sudan in December, the children of Sudan are in the middle of another dangerous conflict. The so-called Lost Boys of Sundan, orphaned during the original Sudanese civil war, wandered hundreds of miles to Ethiopian and Kenyan refugee camps, and were eventually resettled across the world.

More than 200,000 people have already been displaced, and South Sudan is thought to be on the brink of another civil war. The violence that broke out Dec. 15 is a result of tensions between the Dinka and Nuer ethnic groups. Here are 10 things you didn’t know about the Lost Boys Of Sudan.

Sources: LostBoysChicago.com, Wikipedia.org, NYTimes.com, UNICEF.org