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July 9, 2011: South Sudan's Birthday

Traditional Dance

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Traditional Dance

Dancers take part in the July 9 festivities in the capital city of Juba. While many in Southern Sudan were excited about the split, others were concerned about violence in the disputed border town of Abyei and the state of Southern Kordofan, which has dislodged more than 170,000 people from their homes.