Runner Guor Mading Maker on Escaping Sudan and the BLM Movement

Olympic marathoner Guor Mading Maker thought he was finished operating when he was granted asylum by the United States in 2001. No one particular would blame him. He put in most of his childhood operating for his daily life.

Mading Maker grew up in South Sudan amidst a civil war, and was just 8 years previous when his mother and father despatched him absent to obtain his uncle in hopes of escaping the violence. But soon soon after, he was captured and enslaved by a team of Messiria, an ethnic team of herdsman in Western Sudan. He grew to

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