Nashville Refugee Helps Others Stand on Own
(The Tennessean)

Posted 06/12/2014

Abdishakur "Abdi" Mohamed says he wants refugee immigrants in Nashville to stand on their own two feet - an analogy for hard work and self-sufficiency that's especially fitting when he says it.

Mohamed, forced out of war-torn Somalia in 2002, has known a journey to America made more difficult by polio, which paralyzed his right leg when he was 6 months old.

Yet he has found success in Nashville. And he does more than just wish the same for newly arriving refugees.

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