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Day one:
A ghost town no more

A dock worker hefts a bag of sorghum (Michael Wirtz / Inquirer Staff Photographer) MOMBASA, Kenya - As the sun rose over this Indian Ocean port yesterday, Francis Kuria eased his tractor-trailer onto the Trans-African Highway with a load of 32 tons of sorghum, a gift from the taxpayers of the United States.

Andrew Maykuth, The Inquirer's Johannesburg bureau chief, and photographer Michael Wirtz journeyed through East Africa, accompanying a food aid truck into rebel-held territory in Sudan. Their odyssey through Kenya and Uganda into Sudan is chronicled here in articles, photos, and multimedia presentations.

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