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Darfur United is Hope

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You always hear people talking about trips that change their lives. To me, I never really understood what a “life-changing” trip would entail, not until I embarked to Sweden with the all-refugee Darfur United Men’s Team.

If I am going to be completely honest, I had no idea what to expect when I agreed to fly to Östersund, Sweden as an intern for iACT. Now, looking back at it, that may have been the greatest decision of my life. This iACT team, the Darfur United (DU) Players, and the not-so beautiful weather of Östersund have forever changed my perspective on life and every decision that I will make moving forward.

In Sweden, each day was a new adventure. From the moment I departed from the JFK international terminal to the moment I finally found my way back home, I was mesmerized at what I saw, what I learned, and