Running for my life : one Lost Boy's journey from the killing fields of Sudan to the Olympic Games /

by Lomong, Lopez,
Additional authors: Tabb, Mark A.
Published by : Thomas Nelson, (Nashville, Tenn. :) Physical details: 229 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm. ISBN:9781595555151; 1595555153; 9780718081447. Year: 2012
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Taken! -- My stolen life -- Escaping with the angels -- Running home -- Kakuma -- From Lopepe to Joseph -- A new dream -- Writing for my life -- No good-byes -- "Welcome home, Joseph" -- The promised land -- A child again -- Two dreams, one goal -- 9-11 -- They're alive? -- "This place will take you the the Olympics" -- Running for joy -- Family reunion -- Back from the grave -- Running down my dream -- Within sight -- "Thank you, America!" -- The highest honor -- Passing the dream to my brothers -- The greatest moment! -- Epilogue: Still running for my life.

Offers the true story of a Sudanese boy who, through unyielding faith, overcame a wartorn nation to become an American citizen and an Olympic contender.

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