New Americans: at work and at peace
““Life is so beautiful,” Abdirahim Ahmed says. He would know better than most.
A refugee now working in Fargo, Ahmed fled his home in Somalia in the early 1990s amidst a devastating civil war that rages on still today. The violence in Somalia took Ahmed’s brother; Ahmed saw it happen.
“Hi, Roxy. Do you have a minute?” The voice on the other end of the phone was familiar, and even if I didn’t have time, I’d make time to listen. I held the receiver close to my ear as I settled into my favorite listening chair.
The power of storytelling
Storytelling, I would argue, is one of the most powerful tools we have, as humans. Our voices can be used for good. Our experience can be a lesson for others.
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