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Guor Maker has come a long way

Once a boy without a country, the burgeoning marathoner is now a man with two

Updated: April 8, 2013, 2:18 PM ET
By Doug Williams | Special to ESPN.com

G

uor Maker was a lost boy struggling to find his way in a strange world when he met track coach Rusty Cofrin.

Maker was a refugee from Sudan who'd escaped a land of terror. He'd been ripped from his home and parents and dropped into a land of peace and plenty in Concord, N.H. He didn't know English, had no friends and no idea about his future.

But after watching the skinny sophomore run around a field and then do 2 miles on the track in basketball ...

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