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Day: November 24, 2006

Refugee becomes a Citizen

Refugee becomes a Citizen

Martha Dawud came to the United States in December of 1999. She was escaping the horrors of life in a Sudanese refugee camp. In 1996, her village, Liang, was attacked and destroyed. Dawud, her husband, and one year old son fled to a nearby forest. Then, they walked to the refugee camps in Ethiopia–hundreds of miles away. They struggled with starvation and dehydration every day. Someone they survived it all. In 1999, she and her husband go their ticket out…

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