From Sudan to Canada and back, on wings of hope

Jacob Deng faced gunmen, crocodiles, hunger, and sickness escaping war in Sudan. He says he survived for a reason: To empower others and give back to his homeland.

Embassy Photo: Kristen Shane and The Hill Times Photo: Jake Wright
Jacob Deng launched the education charity Wadeng Wings of Hope after coming to Canada as a refugee from South Sudan. Right: Former Nova Scotia MP Bill Casey.
Kristen Shane
Published: Wednesday, 10/31/2012 12:00 am EDT

 

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