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On DVD/VOD: August 14, 2007
1h 29m |
Orphaned by a tumultuous civil war and traveling barefoot across the sub-Saharan desert, John Bul Dau
, Daniel Abol Pach
and Panther Blor
were among the 25,000 “Lost Boys” (ages 3 to 13) who fled villages, formed surrogate families and sought refuge from famine, disease, wild animals and attacks from rebel soldiers.
Named by a journalist after Peter Pan’s posse of orphans who protected and provided for each other, the “Lost Boys” traveled together for five years and against all odds crossed into the UN’s refugee camp in Kakuma, Kenya. A journey’s end for some, it was only the beginning for John, Daniel and Panther, who along with 3800 other young survivors, were selected to settle in the United States.