Sudanese refugees share war stories at middle school

Sudanese refugees share war stories at middle school

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Sudanese refugees shared war stories with a group of middle students Monday.

The 8th grade class at Myers Middle School read the book A Long Walk to Water, a story that takes place in Sudan during the country's violent war in the 1980s.

Two Norton Healthcare employees who survived the war as children shared their stories with the class.

"God just made it happen for me to go to tomorrow, and tomorrow to the other day and the other month," said one refugee, citing his faith as the reason he survived.

The goal was to help students gain a better understanding of history and world affairs from the people who lived it.

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