SBNATION: ‘Kakuma is not our place’

Tucked in the northwest corner of Kenya, Kakuma is a place of oppressed people living in oppressive conditions. Heat blankets the camp. It is heavy and hard and constant. Kakuma is supposed to be a refuge for people fleeing war and famine in places like South Sudan, Somalia, and Uganda. It largely is. Yet, the heat is a hard realization for the people who arrive there, a desolate and desperate place.

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