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The Weight of a Nation (2006)

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The 'The Weight of a Nation' explores the lives of a handful of young Sudanese refugees in the United States. Abraham, Jok, Jacob and Peter-four of the 'Lost Boys' of the Sudan-struggle to ... See full summary »

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Jok Kon Ajak
Jacob Angok
Abraham Chol Kuany
Peter Apai Mabior
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The 'The Weight of a Nation' explores the lives of a handful of young Sudanese refugees in the United States. Abraham, Jok, Jacob and Peter-four of the 'Lost Boys' of the Sudan-struggle to adapt to life in the United States while shouldering the burden of caring for extended families back in Sudan and helping to heal their war-torn nation. The film chronicles the men's trials and joys as they pursue college degrees, work multiple jobs, bring their families to America, and raise awareness for the plight of their homeland. Written by Kevin

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