When Salva Dut was only 11 years old his village was attacked. He was scared, confused and didn't know what he was going to do, all he knew is that he needed to see his family. He never lost hope while trying to find his family.
Salva Dut is now a young adult. He was put in charge of 1,500 boys. Leading these boys made him look back at when he was a kid and walking those many miles. With the death of his uncle and his friend, Marial, he somehow felt stronger. He was able to lead these boys to the refugee camp in Kenya.
Salva Dut is a fully grown man, he tells stories of his long travels in South Sudan. He started a foundation called Water For Sudan. He started this when he saw his father was in a Red Cross makeshift hospital. He wants to help Sudan and its water supply, he knows girls have to travel 8 hours a day to find only a gallon of water. He tells children all around America to be grateful for what you have.