Fox News journalist Greta Van Susteren and I are looking at children who are literally starving to death. This was a white Toyota with mud wiped all over it to camouflage it from the government of Sudan’s bombers so we wouldn’t be a target as we drove.
Our team in front of our DC-3 cargo plane that can fly food and supplies.
I appreciate Greta taking her time to travel and to risk her life to go into a war zone to see firsthand what is happening to these people. Greta is pictured in the Yida refugee camp with Lorelee Planas and Kelly Nau. Lorelee is a Fiipino midwife who has helped many babies be born, and there are many children now in the camp named after her. Kelly runs the nutrition compound and is responsible for keeping hundreds alive.
Russian-made bombers drop bombs on the Nuba people every day. They are living in caves and between rocks for shelter.
The roads were incredibly difficult to travel on. The only way into the Nubas is following dirt animal trails into the bush.
Deadly shrapnel is further evidence of the cruelty being inflicted on the Nuba people.
This exploded rocket, made in China, was filled with tens of thousands of ball bearings intended only to maim and kill people.
Greta and I, along with Fox News videographer Griff Jenkins, inspect a church, built by Samaritan’s Purse, that was shelled and destroyed at the beginning of the year. We will build it back, but right now the greatest need is for food. Even though the church was shelled, the cross still stands.
Greta stands in a crater at a school where the Sudanese government dropped two bombs.
Greta and I meeting with the President of South Sudan, Salva Kiir.
I talked with some of the pastors while I was in Sudan. Christians that were afraid to meet in church buildings are meeting under a tree.
The Nuban people show me the little food they have to eat—bark, leaves, roots. Malnutrition is a serious problem.
Here they show me a small bag of bugs they are feeding the children.
I join Greta and Ken Isaacs, the Samaritan’s Purse Vice President of Programs, in inspecting a bombed tank that the government of Sudan used to kill, maim, and terrorize civilians in the Nuba Mountains.
In spite of the violence, this young boy was still able to smile.
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