“Resilience is not a commodity you are born with, waiting silently on tap. It is self-manufactured painstakingly over time by working through your problems and never giving up, even in the face of difficulty or failure.”
More than two million people died, four million were displaced and thousands fled civil war. However, through faith and perseverance, one “lost boy”, who later grew to become an American Airman, returned home healthier and happier than ever before.
Airman Magazine recently featured the story of Air Force Staff Sgt. Deng Pour who, as a young boy at the age of 5, lived through many years of near starvation and genocide resulting from the 1983-2006 Sudanese civil wars.… Read the rest