Valentino Achak Deng
He describes his village and Sudan as a few hundred years behind the western world. Despite this, his early life is relatively comfortable. He goes to school to learn English and every Sunday, he worships at a Christian church. His family is big because his father, like most Southern men in Sudan, has many wives.
Valentino has great respect for him and presents him as a strong individual, who never gives up on life. In fact, it is significant that unlike the others, he never seems to get ill.
Valentino describes her as a beautiful Sudanese girl who attracts the attention of all the men at the camp. She is fortunate that she has a strong and educated mother, who refuses to give her hand away in marriage.
He successfully leads the Lost Boys to the...
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