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Tina klonaris-Robinson welcomes Daniel Ukang to discuss The experience of The Lost Boys, living life as refugees in America.
Daniel Ukang, 34 years old is one of the famed lost boys of South Sudan who immigrated to San Diego California in 2001. He is currently the president of California Sudanese Lost boys and girls foundation based in San Diego and often shares his life stories and experiences with students across the America, bringing awareness of war and the impact it has on children. He is currently employed full time and lives with his wife and four children in San Diego California.
When Daniel Ukang was 7 years old, his village in South Sudan was raided and his family members were killed. Enduring years of fleeing war, illness, starvation and wild animals, he eventually reached Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya where he lived for 10 years experiencing deplorable conditions. In 2001, the US Government resettled 4,000 young boys from the camp to live in America. Daniel Ukang, was one of those boys. Join us as Daniel shares the difficulties he and the other young boys faced, living as a refugees in America.
Tina Klonaris Robinson is an inspirational writer, speaker, visionary, humanitarian and Founder of the Meah Foundation based in Nassau, Bahamas. themeahfoundation.org