This article about my visit to South Sudan refugee camps appeared in Faith Today magazine and won the 2012 A.C. Forrest Memorial Award for excellence in religious journalism. 

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“Even at 5000 feet above it, I knew I had it all wrong. The Yida Refugee Camp in South Sudan sprawled like a vast village below our Cessna aircraft — just 18 kilometres away from one of the newest international borders in the world dividing Sudan from South Sudan. I had not expected a refugee camp to look like a small and growing town, but in many ways, that is exactly what it has become. A town by nobody’s choice….”