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Listeners are invited to join the discussion about a novel based on the odyssey of a “Sudanese Lost Boy” from his village in Southern Sudan to temporary shelter in Ethiopia to a vast refugee camp in Kenya and finally to Atlanta.
- Abraham Awolich co-director of the New Sudan Education Initiative (NESEI)
- Kenneth Bacon president of Refugees International
- Gary Krist prize-winning novelist and historian.
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