Southern Sudanese people wait to cast their vote for the Southern Sudan Referendum, Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011, at a polling center in Chicago. Southern Sudanese living in the U.S., travel to eight polling ... more 
Southern Sudanese people wait to cast their vote for the Southern Sudan Referendum, Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011, at a polling center in Chicago. Southern Sudanese living in the U.S., travel to eight polling sites from Phoenix to Boston to cast their votes. This morning marks the first opportunity for southerners to cast ballots in an independence referendum, the outcome of which will determine if the south secedes from the north to form an independent country. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Nam Y. Huh
Mon, Jan 10, 2011 11:07 AM EST