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Texans With Character: John Ajak

John Ajak is one of the ‘Lost Boys of Sudan,’ fleeing the war-torn area at age 7 and landing here in North Texas to start a new life. Now, he is an author.


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Man Gets 18 Years Jail For Role In Clerk’s Death

A North Texas man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for his role in the 2011 fatal shooting of a grocery store clerk who was being robbed.


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Texans With Character: John Gieu

The first 16 years of John Gieu’s life in the Sudan were filled with violence and pain. But his story does not end there. He was able to write a new chapter to his life.


Several of an estimated 27,000 'Lost Boys', now in North Texas, who were torn from their families by civil war in Sudan. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Lost For So Long, War Orphans Now Call DFW Home

Imagine thousands of young boys left orphaned by a terrible war. Hungry and desperate, they wander the deserts of Africa for years. But happily, a few of these ‘Lost Boys’ have grown into men, with the help of some North Texans.