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Lost Boy, Lost Girl: Escaping Civil War in Sudan Summary
John Dau

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Lost Boy, Lost Girl: Escaping Civil War in Sudan Summary

Plot Summary

"Lost Boy, Lost Girl: Escaping Civil War in Sudan" by John Bul Dau tells the story of two young children who had their lives disrupted by war. They each traveled far by foot, fighting rebels and starvation, to reach a refugee camp. They grew up in the camp, without immediate family and eventually made their way to America.

John lived in a rural village where his family raised cows. He had a pleasant life until he was 13. At that time, soldiers attacked his village, and he was separated from his parents. A neighbor named Abraham helped him, and they walked for months, traveling over 500 miles to Ethiopia, where they were headed for a refugee camp called Pinyudu.

Martha lived in the city of Juba. She was five years old when her mother took her sister and her to live with a cousin in the country because war was...

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