In a white man's land by Landstra, Kim
The three have all been through a lot. Bernard fled civil war in Congo, and in Sudan, where Toni and Pedro are from, Toni was a child soldier. Obtaining the right to stay in The Netherlands is difficult.
The horrible things they have experienced have made a deep impact on the boys. The war and violence they saw up close has left them with fear and psychological problems, which are complicated further by considerable cultural differences and the uncertainty of living without a residence permit.