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Student Spotlight: From Refugee to Author

At an age when most students are completing secondary school, Makwei “Joseph” Mabioor Deng was living at the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, having fled there with his family to escape atrocities taking place in his southern Sudanese village. But, thanks to the Banaa Scholarship and his sheer determination to not just survive but make a difference, the Philosophy major published a book in his native language, Dinka, and has aspirations for law school.