10 NBA Stars With The Toughest Childhoods

As rough as it often seems for young American athletes, other parts of the world have it much, much worse, like those ravaged by war. Luol Deng was born in Sudan (now South Sudan) and was refugee from the Second Sudanese Civil War. He was relocated to Egypt, where he met Manute Bol, a former NBA center and fellow member of the Dinka ethnic group.

Source: http://www.nba.com/playerfile/luol_deng/bio.html