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Econ Ph.D. Student James Garang
Econ Ph.D. Student James Garang

James Garang has overcome extraordinary challenges to study economics at UMass Amherst. A recent news article described his ongoing odyssey and an upcoming event to support him.

Fundraiser aims to bring family together By LAURIE LOISEL, Daily Hampshire Gazette

Garang is a former “Lost Boy” of Sudan and has been in the United States since being resettled here as a refugee in 2001.

He married his wife on a visit back to Sudan in June 2007, and their son was born after his return to Amherst, where he is a graduate student in economics at the University of Massachusetts.

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