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Running for My Life

One Lost Boy's Journey From the Killing Fields of Sudan to the Olympic Games
Lomong, Lopez (Book - 2012 )
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This is a story about outrunning the devil and achieving the impossible faith, diligence, and the desire to give back. Lomong chronicles his inspiring ascent from a barefoot lost boy of the Sudanese Civil War to a Nike sponsored athlete on the US Olympic Team. He shares his commitment to keep moving forward and find God in each step.
Authors: Lomong, Lopez, 1985-
Title: Running for my life
one lost boy's journey from the killing fields of Sudan to the Olympic Games
Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : Thomas Nelson, c2012
Characteristics: 229 p., [16] p. of plates :,ill. (chiefly col.) ;,24 cm
Contents: Taken!
My stolen life
Escaping with the angels
Running home
Kakuma
From Lopepe to Joseph
A new dream
Writing for my life
No good-byes
"Welcome home, Joseph"
The promised land
A child again
Two dreams, one goal
9-11
They're alive?
"This place will take you to the Olympics"
Running for joy
Family reunion
Back from the grave
Running down my dream
Within sight
"Thank you, America!"
The highest honor
Passing the dream to my brothers
The greatest moment!
Epilogue: Still running for my life
Summary: This is a story about outrunning the devil and achieving the impossible faith, diligence, and the desire to give back. Lomong chronicles his inspiring ascent from a barefoot lost boy of the Sudanese Civil War to a Nike sponsored athlete on the US Olympic Team. He shares his commitment to keep moving forward and find God in each step.
Additional Contributors: Tabb, Mark A.
ISBN: 1595555153
9781595555151
Statement of Responsibility: Lopez Lomong, with Mark Tabb
Subject Headings: Refugees Sudan Biography Track and field athletes United States Lomong, Lopez, 1985-
Topical Term: Refugees
Track and field athletes
LCCN: 2012937358
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