Guor Marial ran for his life to escape a Sudanese child labor camp. Now he will get to run at the Olympics.
Marial’s heartwarming rise from a fearful kid who hid in a cave, fled his war-torn homeland and finally arrived in the United States as a refugee took another incredible turn Saturday.
Despite having no passport and officially no country — and at one time very little hope — the 28-year-old marathoner was cleared by the IOC to compete at the London Games under the Olympic flag.
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(Source: The Huffington Post)