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FEATURE-In South Sudan, civil war drives more children onto the streets, into work

Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.

By Stefanie Glinski
AWEIL, South Sudan, Feb 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) -
W hen Malit ran away from home a year ago, he didn't know he
would be eating from the garbage and sleeping rough.
But the 12-year-old insists life on the streets of Aweil, a
city in South Sudan's northwest, is better than the one he left.
"My father left us and moved to Sudan and my mother wasn't
able to cook food for us every day," Malit told the Thomson
Reuters Foundation, devourin ...