This is where we first meet Salva. He is at school in southern sudan. He is thinking about his family.
Salva Hears gunshots and his teacher tells them to run. So Salva runs into the forest to escape the fighting between the rebels and government. While he is running he becomes lost.
Salva meets Buksa and the others in that group after the old lady leaves him. The people in the group decide to take Salva in. The takes care of Salva, and they become kind of like his family.
While walking with the group Salva finds a boy that is a lot like himself. They have the same stride, height, and age. They become close friends.
The group is walking through Atout and Salva sees his uncle. Salva runs to his uncle hugs him. Salva finds out that his village was attacked,but uncle tells Salva that he will help him find his family.
The group is walking out of the dessert and they see a Stork and they cook it. A group of bandits come up to the group and kills Salva's uncle. Salva is distrout and now he has nobody to take care of him.