Salva is at school he is 11 years old. While at school he begins to daydream about his everyday life like herding the cows and playing a game of who could make the most clay cows. Then he starred at the road, the road home. He wondered if his mom would give him milk.
While Salva is in school there was a loud noise. The teacher told them to run into the "bush". It is the government, the government of North Sudan wants tribes in southern Sudan to follow the same religion.
While running in a panic Salva runs into the woods with other Dinka. There is alot of screaming and Salva is worried about his family who is at home. He sees some of his classmates but soon looses them.so he keeps running with the rest of the people inside of the "bush".
Once Salva gets into the 'bush" he finds to groups of people the children and the women, and the men, the men were with the rebels. Salva walks up to the men but they turn him around. Now he was on his way.
Salva and the group found a barn to rest at. they went to sleep. When he woke up there was no one was there he was afraid. he walked out to see if any one would come. He saw a house and walked to it.
Salva saw another Dinka . She offered him peanuts and water. She let him sleep in the barn. But soon made him leave so she wouldn't be in danger.