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Sudan at the Crossroads

Projected on the US Holocaust Memorial Museum's exterior walls for three evenings in November 2010, a short film and dozens of photographs opened a window into the lives of the people of South Sudan. The images were taken by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Lucian Perkins, who joined Mike Abramowitz, head of the Museum's genocide prevention program, and Andrew Natsios, former US Envoy to Sudan, on a Museum-sponsored bearing witness trip to assess conditions in South Sudan, as the region prepared for a referendum on its independence.