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

John Dau
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Living as a Refugee

Life as a refugee was extremely tough. Both Martha and John were ripped away from their homes so suddenly that they were separated from their families. This held true for many of the other refugees. They did what they could to survive, but as they ran for safety, they realized that they weren't just running from soldiers. They also had to watch out for other tribes who might do them harm. They battled starvation, wild animals, and illness.

Martha had to learn how to adjust to living with a family that wasn't her own. She was very concerned about her younger sister and took on the role of a mother for the sister at a very young age. In the household she joined, she had to follow their rules and accept their decisions even though they were very different from decisions her own family might...

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