Why South Sudan Matters.
Not a day goes by that there isn’t news coverage of a war breaking out somewhere in the world, or violence, or terrorism, or human trafficking, or child soldiers . . . the sheer volume of the reports is almost desensitizing. It isn’t that we don’t care or feel, even if briefly, for those living through these horrors, it is just that . . . well, it doesn’t impact our lives—or does it?
In author Garang Malong’s authentic, captivating book, Why South Sudan Matters, he takes the reader along on his harrowing, childhood journey in a country constantly at war— a journey that no child should have to endure.
This book is chilling, heart-rending, and riveting. Thanks to the author’s gift of storytelling, the reader will live through his trials with him, experience the love the South Sudanese have for their country, and in learning about the future possibilities for South Sudan, feel the connection we have to one another.
One thing is certain. No one who reads this book will remain unchanged.