I feel free: Lawyer Nyadol Nyuon’s journey from horror to hope

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Nyadol Nyuon is a commercial litigator at the prestigious Melbourne law firm, Arnold Bloch Leibler. She was born in the Itang refugee camp in Ethiopia, in 1987.

  • Hannie Rayson
  • WAtoday

When Nyuon was four years old, there was conflict in Ethiopia.

Her mother gave birth to her little sister, Nyanhial, and just two weeks later the family was forced to walk back to South Sudan.

Her mother carried the baby in a bucket on her head.

That journey took 40 days.

Nyuon remembers a soldier carrying her through relentless rain: there were muddy puddles on the road – made by the…

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