Ataui Deng

A popular Sudanese model who had been missing for 12 days was found safe in a New York hospital, according to published reports.

Ataui Deng-Hopkin, 22, reportedly checked herself into a hospital under a different name to avoid detection. Friends say she was embarrassed by her ongoing mental issues and did not want anyone to know she was seeking treatment.

Deng is the niece of supermodel Alek Wek.

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