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Information on The Lost Boys of Sudan November 5, 2007

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The convo was postponed until Spring semester, however-  

You may want to learn more about the Lost Boys of Sudan, the subject of the Tuesday, November 6, 2007 convocation at Trinity.  For information on the situation today in the Sudan region including Darfur, see http://www.savedarfur.org/  and http://www.ushmm.org

For information on the Holston Conference of the United Methodist Church’s initiative to help Sudanese children: www.sudanhope.holston.org

The BBC Africa web page:  http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/default.stm

For the Wikipedia article on Sudan:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sudan

There has been a documentary film made and this web site is very informative:  http://www.lostboysfilm.com/

We have several books including:

Explaining Darfur:  Four Lectures on the Ongoing Genocide

Me Against My Brother:  At War in Somalia, Sudan, and Rwanda

War and Drought in Sudan : Essays on Population Displacement

Crisis Response : Humanitarian Band-aids in Sudan and Somalia

War and Slavery in Sudan

We have a book for children:  Brothers in Hope:  The Story of the Lost Boys of Sudan by Mary Williams and illustrated by R. Gregory Christie, call number F W6742b.  From the book jacket:  “Eight-year-old Garang, orphaned by a civil war in Sudan, finds the inner strength to help lead other boys as they trek hundreds of miles seeking safety in Ethiopia, then Kenya, and finally in the United States.”

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1. Alliance for the Lost Boys - December 11, 2007

You also forgot to mention another excellent book about the Lost Boys, “The Journey of the Lost Boys” by Joan Hecht.


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