A Long Walk to Water

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  • School shooting

    School shooting
    Salva was learning at school until a shooter came into school and started launching shots around the school.
  • Hiding in the bush

    Hiding in the bush
    Salva runs to the bush for hiding
  • Salva finds Dinka lady

    Salva finds Dinka lady
    Salva gets left by his group because he was thought of as trouble or bother. Then finds a Dinka lady.
  • Finds honey

    Finds honey
    Salva joins a new group and they find honey.
  • Salva meets Marial and his uncle

    Salva meets Marial and his uncle
    Salva met Marial on the way to a refugee camp
  • Marial and Salva's uncle dies

    Marial and Salva's uncle dies
    Marial got eaten by a lion and a couple months later Salva's uncle died.
  • Salva makes it to the refugee camp

    Salva makes it to the refugee camp
    Salva made it to the Ethiopia refugee camp.
  • Salva gets to go to America

    Salva gets to go to America
    Salva gets chosen to go to America from the refugee camp.
  • Salva starts to live with his new parents

    Salva starts to live with his new parents
    Salva is in America and meets his new parents and starts living with them.
  • Salva reunites with his father

    Salva reunites with his father
    Salva finds out that his father is in the hospital and makes a trip to South Sudan to go see his father.
  • Nya has to go live by the big lake

    Nya has to go live by the big lake
    During the dry season, Nya's family goes live by the big lake because the pond dries up and they don't have any water.
  • Nya's sister, Akeer, gets sick

    Nya's sister, Akeer, gets sick
    Nya's sister gets sick from drinking dirty water and her family doesn't know what to do.
  • Nya's village starts drilling a well

    Nya's village starts drilling a well
    The villages start drilling a well to get water.
  • Nya's village is gonna start building more places in the village

    Nya's village is gonna start building more places in the village
    The village is starting to build a clinic, school, and many more places to expand the village and make it easier for people to go to places without making the long walk.
  • Nya meets Salva

    Nya meets Salva
    Nya meets Salva which was the person who was in charge of making the well for her village.