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Monday, October 4, 2004
The journey of a lifetime
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How a group of child refugees from the Sudan made their way to the UA

In 2002, a group of the Lost Boys of Sudan living in Tucson spoke at the UA. They said they had dreams of someday wearing the university "A." Fourteen of them now do, and they have each walked thousands of miles to get here.

The Journey

Their journey began about 17 years ago, when the Lost Boys of Sudan fled from a war that has killed at least 2 million, by conservative estimates. They all left the largest country in Africa between 1987 and 1989 because they were scared. [Read article]

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Tutor becomes lifelong friend
Lost Boys find new homes on campus
Regents eliminate humanities program
Early polling site at UA OK'd
UA to purchase La Aldea housing
Billionaires for Bush 'support' 'W' in Tucson
Athletes run, roll to help raise funds for UA's Disability Resource Center
Concert celebrates voters
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Soccer: History in the making
Men's golf wins first tourney of season
Volleyball winless in Pac-10 after falling to UCLA, USC
Women's and men's tennis both fall short

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Heavy Metal

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'Zink' is more than average child's play

Sometimes even children's plays can involve heavy subject matter. A new play presented by the UA Educational Theatre Company tackles the difficulties of illness, death and being different, but with a lighthearted approach.

"Zink: The Myth, The Legend, The Zebra," is a play inspired by the short story written by Kelly Weil, who lost her battle with leukemia in 1993 at age 11.  [Read article]

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Of Legos, bank robberies and grizzly bears

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