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Lost Girls of Sudan

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Lost Girls of Sudan

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Lost Girls of Sudan

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Thousands of children were victims of the civil war in Sudan in the late 1980s. Large groups of them were orphaned or separated from their families and moved to refugee camps. Of the 4,000 children eventually relocated to the United States, fewer than 100 were girls.

One of the girls — Aduei Riak — talks with Alex Cohen about her experience in the camps. Cohen also speaks with Charisse Jones, who wrote about the lost girls of Sudan for a cover story in USA Today.

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