SURVIVING WAR TORN SUDAN: A REFUGEE REFLECTS ON HIS LIFE
by Christl Dabu
Outside his window, during his second spring season in the United States, Daniel Chol had been seeing a constant downpour of rain. The grey, cold May weather matched his feelings of disconnection, being faraway from home and in a strange country yet again. On the phone from Portland, Oregon, the soft-spoken young Sudanese refugee grappled with the frustrations of losing his close ties to his Dinka tribe from southern Sudan, and missing the family he has been separated from for 16 years.