Benjamin Ajak Visit - December 2009


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In December 2009 Benjamin Ajak, Lost Boy of Sudan and co-author of They Poured Fire On Us From The Sky, travelled to Stillwater from San Diego, California to provide an evening public presentation for the Stillwater community and to talk with 300+ Geography students in classrooms.

Books were sold by Valley Bookseller and t-shirts by H2O For Life. Benjamin's visit was made possible by a grant from the Partnership Plan for Stillwater Schools and District #834 Diversity Funds. Lodging was generously provided by the Water Street Inn.

Media Coverage:

Fire and Water - Stillwater Gazette, November 17, 2009 (Archived)
Lost Boy of The Sudan To Speak to Stillwater Students, Community - Stillwater Gazette, November 18, 2009 (Archived)
Stories Come To Life for SJH Students - Stillwater Area Public Schools Spotlight, November 18, 2009 (Archived)
Stories Come To Life For Stillwater Students - Stillwater Gazette, November 24, 2009 (Archived)
Lost Boy to Share Story of Surviving War in Sudan - St. Croix Valley Press, December 3, 2009 (Archived)

What the Lost Boys of Sudan Found in America - Los Angeles Times, January 5, 2003