In Southern Sudan, A Drive to Update The Image of Cows
By Stephanie McCrummen
CHUKUDUM, Sudan -- Romeo Lomunyamoi sat on a rock in the late morning sun, his sizable herd of cattle lumbering around the yellow-green field before him. ... "I am always very sorry to sell a cow," he said, explaining that in his entire life he has sold exactly two." ... "That is the common sentiment about selling cattle in this cool, hilly region of southern Sudan, where pastoralists whisper and sing to cows they name and know like family members."