January 12, 2007 (Limited)
Rated PG for hematic elements and some disturbing images
John, Daniel, and Panther were lost. They had no home, no family, no hope. Then they came to America, where they were given three months. Three months to learn how to use electricity, how to live in Western culture, how to support themselves. Three months to start paying back the U.S. State Department for their plane tickets. They are the Lost Boys of Sudan, and this is their inspiring story of their triumph in their...
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After being forced out of their native country of Sudan due to a violent civil war, three men, John, Daniel and Panther, must survive along with many of their fellow countrymen in refugee camps set up across the border in Kenya. In their early teens at the time, all three boys arrive to the camp shadows of their former selves, heavily malnourished and on the verge of death. Although they recovered, what was hoped to be a temporary safe-haven turned into a permanent home as their country’s civil war fueled on. Ten years later, John, Daniel and Panther found themselves still in the same camp. Catching a rare break, the three boys, now men, were given the opportunity to leave the camp and move to the United States as part of a refugee relocation program.
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