Mawi Asgedom | Of Beetles and Angels: A Boy's Remarkable Journey from a Refugee Camp to Harvard

Recorded Feb 6, 2008
Direct Download: 20080206-mawiasg.mp3
2008 One Book companion title Of Beetles and Angels tells the unforgettable, true story of a young boy's journey from a refugee camp in Sudan to an affluent Chicago suburb, where his family survived on welfare. Following his father's advice to "treat all people as though they were angels sent from heaven," Mawi Asgedom overcame language barriers, racial prejudice, and financial disadvantage to eventually realize his dream of a full-tuition scholarship to Harvard University. Since 1999, Asgedom has dedicated himself to working with teens

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