South Sudan launches new nation

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July 10, 2011
Christian Science Monitor    
Posted in News, PND News

"The Republic of South Sudan rang in its status as the world's newest country this weekend with a series of spontaneous and orchestrated celebrations of what President Salva Kiir called 'a dream come true.' On Saturday, tens of thousands of southerners flocked -- some even ran in their high heels and dress clothes -- to a fitting site for the main independence ceremony: the burial grounds of their fallen hero and former leader, Dr. John Garang." (07/10/11)

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