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A girl walks across an old bridge after leaving the market in Pibor, South Sudan, June 24, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A girl walks across an old bridge after leaving the market in Pibor, South Sudan, June 24, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A girl walks across an old bridge after leaving the market in Pibor, South Sudan, June 24, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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A woman leaves the market at dusk in Pibor, South Sudan, June 24, 2012. Picture taken June 24, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A woman leaves the market at dusk in Pibor, South Sudan, June 24, 2012. Picture taken June 24, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A woman leaves the market at dusk in Pibor, South Sudan, June 24, 2012. Picture taken June 24, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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A boy plays the drum while other children practice singing and dancing at the Presbyterian Church in Pibor, South Sudan, June 23, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A boy plays the drum while other children practice singing and dancing at the Presbyterian Church in Pibor, South Sudan, June 23, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A boy plays the drum while other children practice singing and dancing at the Presbyterian Church in Pibor, South Sudan, June 23, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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Cows are seen tied behind a house at sunset in Pibor, South Sudan, June 21, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

Cows are seen tied behind a house at sunset in Pibor, South Sudan, June 21, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

Cows are seen tied behind a house at sunset in Pibor, South Sudan, June 21, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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An aerial view of Pibor at the start of the rainy season, June 21, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

An aerial view of Pibor at the start of the rainy season, June 21, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

An aerial view of Pibor at the start of the rainy season, June 21, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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Children sing and dance on a Sunday morning at the Presbyterian Church of South Sudan in Pibor, June 24, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

Children sing and dance on a Sunday morning at the Presbyterian Church of South Sudan in Pibor, June 24, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

Children sing and dance on a Sunday morning at the Presbyterian Church of South Sudan in Pibor, June 24, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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Women wash animal hides in the Pibor River in Pibor, early June 24, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

Women wash animal hides in the Pibor River in Pibor, early June 24, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

Women wash animal hides in the Pibor River in Pibor, early June 24, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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Children's hands are seen as they cut meat at their home in Pibor, South Sudan, June 23, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

Children's hands are seen as they cut meat at their home in Pibor, South Sudan, June 23, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

Children's hands are seen as they cut meat at their home in Pibor, South Sudan, June 23, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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A boy tightens the hide on his drum before church services at the Presbyterian Church in Pibor, South Sudan, June 24, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A boy tightens the hide on his drum before church services at the Presbyterian Church in Pibor, South Sudan, June 24, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A boy tightens the hide on his drum before church services at the Presbyterian Church in Pibor, South Sudan, June 24, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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Women wait to buy cow meat from a butcher in Pibor, South Sudan, June 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

Women wait to buy cow meat from a butcher in Pibor, South Sudan, June 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

Women wait to buy cow meat from a butcher in Pibor, South Sudan, June 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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A barber's shop is seen on one of the main streets in Pibor market, South Sudan, June 23, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A barber's shop is seen on one of the main streets in Pibor market, South Sudan, June 23, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A barber's shop is seen on one of the main streets in Pibor market, South Sudan, June 23, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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A family from the Murle tribe stands near a burned out shelter in Pibor after ethnic clashes, April 4, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah

A family from the Murle tribe stands near a burned out shelter in Pibor after ethnic clashes, April 4, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah

A family from the Murle tribe stands near a burned out shelter in Pibor after ethnic clashes, April 4, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah
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Boys wash a tractor in the Pibor River in Pibor, South Sudan, June 24, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

Boys wash a tractor in the Pibor River in Pibor, South Sudan, June 24, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

Boys wash a tractor in the Pibor River in Pibor, South Sudan, June 24, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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A boy sets up his shop in the market in Pibor, South Sudan, June 23, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A boy sets up his shop in the market in Pibor, South Sudan, June 23, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A boy sets up his shop in the market in Pibor, South Sudan, June 23, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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Former Commissioner for Pibor County, Akot Maze, is seen during an interview with Reuters in Juba, April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah

Former Commissioner for Pibor County, Akot Maze, is seen during an interview with Reuters in Juba, April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah

Former Commissioner for Pibor County, Akot Maze, is seen during an interview with Reuters in Juba, April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah
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A group of boys work on their lessons at the Pibor Primary School in Pibor, South Sudan, June 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A group of boys work on their lessons at the Pibor Primary School in Pibor, South Sudan, June 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A group of boys work on their lessons at the Pibor Primary School in Pibor, South Sudan, June 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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A girl copies her lesson from the blackboard at the Pibor Primary School in Pibor, South Sudan, June 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A girl copies her lesson from the blackboard at the Pibor Primary School in Pibor, South Sudan, June 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A girl copies her lesson from the blackboard at the Pibor Primary School in Pibor, South Sudan, June 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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Men sing outside the Presbyterian Church in Pibor before a church service, South Sudan, June 24, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

Men sing outside the Presbyterian Church in Pibor before a church service, South Sudan, June 24, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

Men sing outside the Presbyterian Church in Pibor before a church service, South Sudan, June 24, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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Children practice singing and dancing at the Presbyterian Church in Pibor, South Sudan, June 23, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

Children practice singing and dancing at the Presbyterian Church in Pibor, South Sudan, June 23, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

Children practice singing and dancing at the Presbyterian Church in Pibor, South Sudan, June 23, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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A woman prays during the Sunday service at the Presbyterian Church in Pibor, South Sudan, June 24, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A woman prays during the Sunday service at the Presbyterian Church in Pibor, South Sudan, June 24, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A woman prays during the Sunday service at the Presbyterian Church in Pibor, South Sudan, June 24, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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A boy works on his lesson in the corner of a classroom at Pibor Primary School in Pibor, South Sudan, June 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A boy works on his lesson in the corner of a classroom at Pibor Primary School in Pibor, South Sudan, June 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A boy works on his lesson in the corner of a classroom at Pibor Primary School in Pibor, South Sudan, June 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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Pastor Samuel Chachin is seen during an interview with Reuters in the town of Pibor, South Sudan, April 4, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah

Pastor Samuel Chachin is seen during an interview with Reuters in the town of Pibor, South Sudan, April 4, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah

Pastor Samuel Chachin is seen during an interview with Reuters in the town of Pibor, South Sudan, April 4, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah
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A girl draws animals in her schoolbook at Pibor Primary School in Pibor, South Sudan, June 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A girl draws animals in her schoolbook at Pibor Primary School in Pibor, South Sudan, June 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A girl draws animals in her schoolbook at Pibor Primary School in Pibor, South Sudan, June 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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Peter Kaka, an SPLA Murle soldier, sits in his newly built home in Pibor, South Sudan, June 26, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

Peter Kaka, an SPLA Murle soldier, sits in his newly built home in Pibor, South Sudan, June 26, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

Peter Kaka, an SPLA Murle soldier, sits in his newly built home in Pibor, South Sudan, June 26, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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