Jamie Dean

Jamie is national editor of WORLD Magazine. She is a World Journalism Institute graduate and previously worked for the Charlotte World. Jamie has covered politics, disasters, religion, and more for WORLD. She resides in Charlotte, N.C. Follow Jamie on Twitter @deanworldmag.

Worth the wait

Sudan | A Lost Boy and a Lost Girl find each other in North America
by Jamie Dean
Posted 12/24/05, 12:00 am

When James Luom met Veronica Gor in Kakuma, Kenya, the two had worlds in common: Both were teenagers, both were born into Christian homes in Southern Sudan, and both had escaped slavery and death when they were just 8 years old. Mr. Luom was one of the Lost Boys of Sudan, and Miss Gor was one of the Lost Girls. Each had walked more than 2,000 miles with thousands of Sudanese children fleeing a violent government.

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One-party rule a tough habit to break

Ethiopia | Hardline leaders risk civil war, practice oppression to stay in power
by Jamie Dean
Posted 12/10/05, 12:00 am

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Trailer park blues

| As federal officials inaugurate mobile home villages across the Gulf Coast, temporary shelter residents from other storms say they're stuck in a permanent state of emergency
by Jamie Dean
Posted 11/26/05, 12:00 am

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.-On 62 acres of rural farmland in Baker, La., white gravel has replaced green pastures, and 573 trailers sit in neat rows where cows roamed just a few weeks ago. The impromptu trailer park set up by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is now home to more than 1,500 people displaced by Hurricane Katrina. Residents may live in the village rent-free for the next 18 months.

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