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Lopez Lomong received the Humanitarian Award at Alltech’s 30th annual symposium Monday in Lexington from the company’s founder and president, Pearse Lyons. Lomong told of being kidnapped by soldiers in his native Sudan at age 6, escaping and after 10 years in a Kenyan refugee camp coming to America where he became a two-time Olympic runner and carried the U.S. flag at the 2008 Beijing Games. The symposium has 1,700 attendees from 59 nations. Photo by Tom Eblen | teblen@herald-leader.com



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