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Luol Deng’s emotional trip home to the Sudan

Utah Jazz v Chicago Bulls

CHICAGO - MARCH 9: Luol Deng #9 of the Chicago Bulls shoots against the Utah Jazz during the game on March 9, 2010 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. The Jazz won 132-108. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2010 NBAE (Photo by Randy Belice/NBAE via Getty Images)

Randy Belice

You know Luol Deng is a Chicago Bull and maybe as the star of Great Britain’s national team in basketball.

But he was born in war-torn Sudan. One of the lucky refugees to get out alive and to get a real chance somewhere.

He went back to the Sudan recently, along with a crew from the BBC, who put together a powerful, emotional report on his experiences (thanks to TrueHoop’s Kevin Arnovitz for finding this).

“I know it’s been 20 years since I came home... but I’ve never been in a place where I’ve walked in the street and actually feel home, where I don’t feel like a refugee.”

Really it is a must watch. You’ll be able to see this on BBC America tomorrow.