Alek Wek Returns Home To South Sudan To Celebrate Country’s Independence

Model Alek Wek has finally returned home to South Sudan one year after the country gained independence from the North in a lengthy civil war.

In an interview with CNN today, the 35-year-old beauty spoke about returning home after she and her family were forced to leave, addresses how the civil war has impacted the country’s people, and discusses her campaign to help rebuild South Sudan. Watching Wek talk about her background and her hopes for the future is nothing short of inspiring.

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