A woman prays as she holds a South Sudan flag and cross at the base of a statue of Dr. John Garang de Mabior, leader of the Sudan People's Liberation Army, before the independence ceremony of South Sudan in Juba, South Sudan, on Saturday, July 9, 2011. (AP Photo/Andrew Burton)

Photo by: Andrew Burton

A woman prays as she holds a South Sudan flag and cross at the base of a statue of Dr. John Garang de Mabior, leader of the Sudan People's Liberation Army, before the independence ceremony of South Sudan in Juba, South Sudan, on Saturday, July 9, 2011. (AP Photo/Andrew Burton)