Lost Boy, Lost Girl: Escaping Civil War in Sudan - Part One - Peace Summary & Analysis

John Dau
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Part One - Peace Summary and Analysis

"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 wrote about how when he was a young boy his great uncle died trying to protect their cattle from a lion. He was proud of his uncle. His people, the Dinka, lived in southern Sudan and raised cattle. They used the cows as a form of money so it was important to protect them.

After the death of his great-uncle, the entire village honored him. Even though John was only seven or eight, he knew why...

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