Today I learned: Sudan was eager

Voters celebrate with the flag of south Sudan during the first day of voting for the independence referendum in the South Sudan capital of Juba January 9, 2011. Spencer Platt/Getty Images

On July 9th, 2011 South Sudan left Sudan and declared its independence. Oddly enough, Sudan recognized South Sudan’s independence on July 8th — one day early.

Tyler Hogan is the head of curriculum development at Bright Ideas Press. He lives in Dover, Delaware, with his wife, Helen, and their adorable daughters, Kaylee, Avalon, and Sierra. He and Helen are both homeschool graduates and now homeschooling parents. Tyler has spoken, performed, and taught classes around the world on homeschooling, geography, the arts, and worldview . He also works as the operations manager for Grace for Dover, a nonprofit Christian community development organization. In his “spare time,” he teaches homeschool co-op classes, reads good books, drinks tea, overanalyzes movies, and writes about himself in the third person. He has a BA in theatre from Belhaven University and always enjoys the adventure of lifelong learning.

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