[Daniel] Gai moved back to the country in 2011 and worked for a Denver-based aid agency that builds schools. He married and had a son. And he was there four years ago when South Sudan declared independence.
But soon, history repeated itself ”” for Gai and his country.
Civil war erupted again.
Gai was in his village, with his wife and newborn, and his elderly father, when rebels attacked.
Just like when he was 6 years old, he and his family started running. They hid in the swamp for more than a week.