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Mathiang Deng Visits Mrs. Taylor’s English Students

On Jan. 24, Mrs. Taylor's seventh and eighth grade English classes had the opportunity to listen to Mathiang Deng, one of the Lost Boys of Sudan, tell the story of his harrowing escape from the Second Sudanese Civil War. Seventh and eighth grade English students read the novel "A Long Walk to Water," which recounts the main character Salva Dut’s journey to survival during Sudan’s Civil War. Mr. Deng was able to give the students insight on the real dangers the Lost Boys faced during their journey to escape the war. Our students are very lucky they got the opportunity to hear his amazing story!