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Refugee Fled Civil War and Created a Video Game of his Plight to Teach Others and Save Lives

When Lual Mayen and his family fled the horrific violence during South Sudan’s second civil war, they became refugees in Uganda for 22 years. While at a refugee camp he learned how to code at age 12 and later created a video game called Salaam,” which means peace in Arabic, to make others aware of his plight and to save lives by bridging virtual and real worlds.

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