Disturbed in Their Nests: A Journey from Sudan's Dinkaland to San Diego's City Heights

Disturbed in Their Nests A Journey from Sudan s Dinkaland to San Diego s City Heights Nineteen year old refugee Alephonsion Deng from war ravaged Sudan had great expectations when he arrived in America three weeks before two planes crashed into the World Trade Towers Money he d been

  • Title: Disturbed in Their Nests: A Journey from Sudan's Dinkaland to San Diego's City Heights
  • Author: Alephonsion Deng
  • ISBN: 1455164712
  • Page: 460
  • Format: Audio CD
  • Nineteen year old refugee Alephonsion Deng, from war ravaged Sudan, had great expectations when he arrived in America three weeks before two planes crashed into the World Trade Towers Money, he d been told, was given to you in pillows Machines did all the work Education was free.Suburban mom Judy Bernstein had her own assumptions The teenaged Lost Boys of Sudan who d t Nineteen year old refugee Alephonsion Deng, from war ravaged Sudan, had great expectations when he arrived in America three weeks before two planes crashed into the World Trade Towers Money, he d been told, was given to you in pillows Machines did all the work Education was free.Suburban mom Judy Bernstein had her own assumptions The teenaged Lost Boys of Sudan who d traveled barefoot and starving for a thousand miles needed a little mothering and a change of scenery a trip to the zoo, perhaps, or maybe the beach.Partnered through a mentoring program in San Diego, these two individuals from opposite sides of the world began an eye opening journey that radically altered each other s vision and life Disturbed in Their Nests recounts the first year of this heartwarming partnership the initial misunderstandings, the growing trust, and, ultimately, their lasting friendship Their contrasting points of view provide of the moment insight into what refugees face when torn from their own cultures and thrust into entirely foreign ones.Alepho struggles to understand the fast paced, supersized way of life in America He lands a job, but later is viciously beaten Will he ever escape violence and hatred Judy faces her own struggles Alepho and his fellow refugees need jobs, education, housing, and health care Why does she feel so compelled and how much support should she provide The migrant crises in the Middle Eas

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