Alltech founder and president Pearse Lyons, left, presented the Humanitarian Award to Lopez Lomong at Alltech's symposium Monday. Lomong was kidnapped by soldiers in his native Sudan at 6, but eventually became a two-time Olympic runner. The symposium has 1,700 attendees from 59 nations.
Alltech founder and president Pearse Lyons, left, presented the Humanitarian Award to Lopez Lomong at Alltech's symposium Monday. Lomong was kidnapped by soldiers in his native Sudan at 6, but eventually became a two-time Olympic runner. The symposium has 1,700 attendees from 59 nations. Herald-Leader
Alltech founder and president Pearse Lyons, left, presented the Humanitarian Award to Lopez Lomong at Alltech's symposium Monday. Lomong was kidnapped by soldiers in his native Sudan at 6, but eventually became a two-time Olympic runner. The symposium has 1,700 attendees from 59 nations. Herald-Leader

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May 20, 2014 3:33 PM

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.