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

John Dau
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This character had the traditional Dinka name, Dhieu-Deng Leek. He was baptized at the age of four or five and was given a name from the Bible. The boy spent his early years in a very rural setting and was raised in the Dinka tradition. Soldiers attacked his village, and he was separated from his parents. A neighbor led him to safety, and he ran away. After battling wild animals, illness, hostile tribes, soldiers, and starvation, this character spent his growing-up years in a series of refugee camps where he found himself in charge of 1,200 young boys as part of the Lost Boys in the camp. He eventually made his way to America where h

Martha

This character had the traditional Dinka name, Arual. She had a happy childhood and lived in an urban setting. As war came closer, her family moved in with relatives in...

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