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

    Disturbed in Their Nests A Journey from Sudan s Dinkaland Disturbed in Their Nests offers evidence that all of us are always one decision or moment away from a totally different life Judy and Alepho s experiences illustrate how to overcome fear of the unknown and to engage in relationships that foster respect for our common humanity. They Poured Fire Books True stories from Sudan Disturbed in Their Nests is a strikingly original work The captivating stories create eyebrow raising reflections on the nature of suffering, humane obligations to assist one another, sentiments on the weakest members of our collective humanity, the pain and anguish of survival Disturbed in Their Nests by Alephonsion Deng, Judy A Nov , 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. Disturbed in Their Nests A Journey from Sudan s Dinkaland GNab Disturbed in Their Nests is a memoir written by Alephonsion Deng, one of the Lost Boys of Sudan, and his mentor Judy A Bernstein, covering the time Alepho, his brother Benson and cousin Leno arrived in San Diego as refugees with flashbacks to their lives in Sudan and the nine years they spent in Kenya s Refugee Camp Kakuma housing , people. Disturbed in Their Nests Alephonsion Deng and Judy A Disturbed in Their Nests is a strikingly original work that opens a broader conversation on the momentous issues of our time war, conflict, migration, refugees, relocation, and adjustments in new spaces, all in the context of national and global politics wrapped in a fog of confusion. Review of Disturbed in Their Nests Oct , Disturbed in Their Nests Alephonsion Deng and Judy A Bernstein continue the story of Deng s death defying life, moving from the Sudanese civil war to the mean streets of San Diego The coauthors previously wrote the award winning They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky,

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    1. Bonnye Reed on said:

      GNab Disturbed in Their Nests is a memoir written by Alephonsion Deng, one of the Lost Boys of Sudan, and his mentor Judy A Bernstein, covering the time Alepho, his brother Benson and cousin Leno arrived in San Diego as refugees with flashbacks to their lives in Sudan and the nine years they spent in Kenya s Refugee Camp Kakuma housing 100,000 people Their resettlement in the United States finally happened in the summer of 2001 And talk about culture shock This is a must read for all Amer GNab D [...]

    2. Janet on said:

      I received a DIGITAL Advance Reader Copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review From the publisher Nineteen year old refugee Alephonsion Deng, from war ravaged Sudan, had great expectations when he arrived in America three weeks before two airlines 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 w I received [...]

    3. David Putnam on said:

      Great read I don t normally read nonfiction but this one caught my attention and held me rapt to the end I fully expect this one to be made into a movie.

    4. Janet Rendall on said:

      A wonderful follow up to They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky the True Story of the Lost Boys of the Sudan A dual memoir from Alephonsion Deng and Judy Bernstein, of what has happened to the Lost Boys and Judy since their original publication Engaging and educational in equal measure A fascinating journey for both authors.

    5. Tina Panik on said:

      Tender, heartfelt, and full of honesty, this is a superb follow up to They Poured Fire On Us From The Sky This new volume chronicles Alepho s first year as an American refugee, and Judy s first year as a Lost Boys mentor Sharing the same stories from alternating perspectives creates compassion and curiosity, two elements currently lacking in America s immigration narrative This was an ARC.

    6. Jade on said:

      I read They Poured Fire On Us From The Sky back in 2012 review is linked for anyone interested , and still remember how the stories of the brothers and their cousin affected me The stories of the Lost Boys of Sudan still haunt me today, even so now that I have my own children.They Poured Fire on Us From The Sky was written by Alephonsion Deng, Benson Deng, and Benjamin Ajak, with their mentor Judy Bernstein s help In it each of the men recounts leaving their villages when they were sti I read Th [...]

    7. Jade on said:

      I read They Poured Fire On Us From The Sky back in 2012 review is linked for anyone interested , and still remember how the stories of the brothers and their cousin affected me The stories of the Lost Boys of Sudan still haunt me today, even so now that I have my own children.They Poured Fire on Us From The Sky was written by Alephonsion Deng, Benson Deng, and Benjamin Ajak, with their mentor Judy Bernstein s help In it each of the men recounts leaving their villages when they were sti I read Th [...]

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