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Why this humanitarian leader carries the key to the home she abandoned in Sudan



Eatizaz Yousif, the Sudan country director for the International Rescue Committee, poses for a portrait at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C. on June 24. She herself was displaced by the conflict a year ago. “As Sudanese, we are pretty resilient,

A year ago, she packed what she could, helped her mother, who’s in a wheelchair, into the car and drove all night to find a haven. In the U.S. to accept an award, she talks about her country’s crisis.

(Image credit: Ben de la Cruz)



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