Lopez Lomong, one of the "lost boys" of Sudan, is a long distance runner who will represent the US in the 2008 Olympic Games.
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Date of Birth: Jan/1/1985
Place of Origin: Sudan
Lopez Lomong is originally from Sudan. He was kidnapped by a militia faction in order to be turned into a child soldier. He escaped along with other children to a refugee camp in Kenya thus becoming known as one of the "lost boys''. Lomong will carry the United States flag in the opening ceremony of the 2008 Olympic Games.