Sudanese war refugees find new home in... Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- For hundreds of Sudanese civil war refugees, Anchorage has become a city of hope.

The word is spreading on the grapevine in the Lower 48 that Anchorage is a place where the refugees can find work.

Unlike some places where jobs are becoming scarce, Anchorage is still a good place to find work, according to these refugees.

In just two years, the Sudanese population in Anchorage has blossomed -- from a few who arrived in 2006 to a vibrant community now estimated at 600.

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