March 15, 2017

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I've started a GoFundMe campaign to raise the funds required to build a clinic, train healthcare workers and deliver over the counter medicines. Just 1 bottle of Imodium can save 5 lives in South Sudan. Tod...

August 26, 2016

A big shout-out today for Lakeview Community Church in Tarpon Springs, FL. The well they sponsored is helping the villagers in the Panliet area get clean water.




Click here for more information about Water for South Sudan, Inc.

July 1, 2016

 Meira Kowalski will be entering the IB program this fall. As an 8th grader at Shorecrest Preparatory School this year, she produced a National History Day documentary about the 26,000 Sudanese “Lost Boys” who were orphaned and forced to flee civil war. They died in gr...

PORT RICHEY — Nya walks eight hours every day to the pond to get water for her family. Salva, a “lost boy” refugee, walks away from his war-torn village to search for his family and safety.

This dual narrative from the short novel “A Long Walk to Water,” by Linda Sue P...

December 5, 2010

The African nation of Sudan is preparing for a crucial vote next month. The outcome could mean independence for the south -- or a return to the bloody civil war that killed millions of people during the 1980s and 1990s. One victim of that war is doing all he can to hel...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - In the 1980's, civil war
erupted in the African country of Sudan. Thousands of young men known as The Lost Boys had to fend for themselves. Some of those young men eventually made it to America and they have been here legally for almost 10 years...

January 7, 2009

Reproduced from an earlier post in Diary of an Eccentric

My name is Joseph Deng,and I was born in Southern Sudan, then forced from my home land in 1987 at the young age of ten years old after a brutal attack on our village by the Northern Sudan Government. The attacke...

September 17, 2001

Reproduced from the St. Pete Times.

NEW PORT RICHEY -- On the first day of Abraham Deng's new life, he looked into his plastic cup and saw clear, slippery-looking things floating in his drink. When he took a sip, they tickled him under the nose. "Ice cream?" he asked.


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