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VIDEO: From refugee camp to runway

Supermodel Alek Wek's life of magazine covers and catwalks is a far cry from her humble beginnings in war-torn Sudan
Posted: 15/11/2011 03:33 PM
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SUPERMODEL Alek Wek was born and raised in war-torn Sudan. At age 14, she moved to London where the 5' 11 statuesque beauty was 'discovered' in a market in South London and soon a life on the covers of the world's biggest magazines catapulted her in to superstardom.