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Book Excerpt: Six Months in Su

Book Excerpt: Six Months in Sudan

Ode presents an exclusive book excerpt from Six Months in Sudan: A Young Doctor in a War-Torn Village, by Dr. James Maskalyk. Ode Editors | June/July 2009 issue "What's his hemoglobin?" I ask. "Six," Mohamed says. "Six? Shit." I look down at Manut. His eyes are wide and worried. Today is the Read More...

Who would want to be a refugee

Who would want to be a refugee?

There are some 33 million refugees in the world, 9 million of whom are children. Though their faces are often seen on the news, their stories are rarely heard. Here are four. Natalie Righton| June 2008 issue Zanoessi Nimir, 12, a refugee from Darfur, managed to escape when soldiers staged an armed Read More...