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Luol Deng is one of President Barack Obama's favourite basketball players. But that is only part of his extraordinary story.Audio-slideshow: Basketball star Deng heads home
He is also a mainstay of the Team GB basketball team - courtesy of the British passport he was given 20 years ago, after he and his family fled the civil war in Southern Sudan.
Tim Franks followed Luol Deng to Kenya to meet Sudanese refugees - and saw him make an emotional return to his home country.
NBA superstar Deng returns to his Sudan roots
The BBC accompanies basketball star Luol Deng to Sudan, the country he fled in 1990 during the civil war.Read the article
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