In Their Words: The Journeys of Sudanese Refugees to the United States
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This paper explores the personal experiences of young Sudanese natives as refugees in East Africa and their subsequent experiences upon resettling in the United States. It specifically examines the extent to which their lives as refugees shaped their transitions to American society and culture. The life stories that are explored in this paper record the struggles that the refugees have faced in the process of resettling and adapting into the United States. The paper addresses the refugees' differing degrees of successful adaptation and identifies issues that account for such variation.