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One Book, One Community 2020

All About Abdi

Click the images below to learn more about Abdi Nor Iftin

NPR Podcast, February 2020:  Abdi the American, released after Abdi's naturalization ceremony, 

Abdi in Boston

Boston College News: Abdi's move to Boston to attend Boston College and his future plans.

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Read about the family in Maine who sponsored Abdi. 

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Visit the "About the Author" page on Abdi's website. 

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Read Abdi's Original Essay: "A Different Dream"

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Huffington Post Article, March 2020: Abdi Nor Iftin: Call Him American

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Video: Hear Abdi tell his story at the FYE 2019 Conference. 

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Follow Abdi on Twitter

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Article from the Boston Globe: From war-torn Somalia to Maine: An immigrant’s story of hope.

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NPR Podcast: Abdi and the Golden Ticket

Brothers Reunited

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Nairobi Airport,  August 11, 2014

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 Canada, January 15, 2020

Click the images to read about Abdi leaving his brother, Hassan, in Nairobi in 2014, and then being reunited with each other in Canada in 2020.                                                                     

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