By Alek Wek
Since the day she used to be scouted by way of a modeling agent whereas buying at a London highway reasonable while she used to be simply nineteen, Alek Wek's lifestyles has been not anything wanting a myth. while she's now not the featured version in print campaigns for hip businesses, or gracing the canopy of Elle, she is operating the runways of Paris, big apple, and Milan to version for the world's best designers, together with Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel. yet not anything in her early years ready her for the lifetime of a model.
Born in Wau, within the southern Sudan, Alek knew just a couple of years of peace together with her relatives earlier than they have been stuck up in a ruthless civil battle that pitted outlaw militias, the Muslim-dominated govt, and southern rebels opposed to one another in a brutal clash that killed approximately million humans. here's her bold tale of fleeing the warfare taking walks and her get away to London, the place her upward thrust from younger version to twiglet was once the entire extra remarkable as a result of Alek's non-European appears to be like.
A probe into the Sudanese clash and an inside of check out the lifetime of a most original twiglet, Alek is a ebook that may encourage in addition to tell.
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