“Lost Boy” Organizes Sudan School Fundraiser

“Aluong Garang, one of the ‘lost boys’ of Sudan who resettled in Pittsburgh in 2001, has organized a fundraiser for Saturday to help build a school in his homeland.

As a 9-year-old, Mr. Garang survived a thousand-mile trek dodging soldiers and wild animals, and then spent almost nine years in a refugee camp.

Now a student at Community College of Allegheny County, he helped form a nonprofit foundation to build a school in his village of Duk in southern Sudan.

The Fair Trade Sale will offer crafts from Africa, Asia and Latin America at St. Valentine’s Church in Bethel Park, in addition to T-shirts bearing the logo ‘Lost Boys’ School'”

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