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Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from a town that will be near the border if Sudan splits into two countries following its vote on secession.

The town, which bears the scars of decades of civil war, has already seen an influx of returning Southerners who had migrated to the more prosperous north in recent years.

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An internationally brokered peace treaty in 2005 ended decades of civil war between the Arab-dominated government in Khartoum and the black African southern region.

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Jina Moore, Fred de Sam Lazaro
Pulitzer Center grantees Jina Moore and Fred de Sam Lazaro team up at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota to focus on fragile nations around the globe and their impact on local US communities.
Image by Fred de Sam Lazaro, Sudan, 2011
January 14, 2011 / Religion & Ethics News Weekly
Fred de Sam Lazaro, Rebecca Hamilton
Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on the expectations and high hopes of the predominantly Christian southern Sudanese voters, who are heading to the polls in this historic bid to separate from Sudan's Ar