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Watching Football, Dreaming Peace


Editor’s note: This was originally posted on darfurunited.com by i-ACT Co-Founder and Director Gabriel Stauring.

The 2014 Darfur United squad is  connecting with Ostersund, Sweden's supporters.

The 2014 Darfur United squad is connecting with Ostersund, Sweden’s supporters.


In 2005, I headed out to Darfuri refugee camps on the Chad-Sudan border with a little camera and a very naive heart and mind. I was going to go put a face on the numbers of dead, raped, and displaced that were being reported from what was being called, “hell on earth,” and genocide. That trip was to be my one and only, and then I could go back to my normal life, having contributed my share.