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Braving odds for South Sudan vote
Many who fled the civil war are returning despite grinding poverty to vote in referendum.
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2010 14:34 GMT


Many southern Sudanese who fled the region during the decades-long civil war are returning to the south to make their vote count in next year's referendum.

Some politicians are hoping the homecomers will play a key role in swinging the vote towards South Sudan's independence.

But, as Al Jazeera's Haru Mustasa explains from the regional capital, Juba, for many it has been a tough homecoming.

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