Hodan Dahir was born in Somalia. She later lived in Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya before resettling to the United States with her family in 207. She moved to Buffalo, NY and now lives in Minneapolis. She works at an adult day care.
Katrina Gustafson was born in Wheeling, IL in 1994. Her mother had migrated to the United States from the Philippines, and her maternal grandparents moved to the United States to be with her family during Katrina
Zaki Omar was born in Somalia in 1985. He attended Shafii Secondary School. He moved to Qatar for several years because of the situation in Somalia, but he could not go to school. He moved to the United States in September 2014 and lived in Minneapolis,…
Rothana Walbolt was born in Battambang, Cambodia and grew up in Khao I Dang refugee camp in Thailand. She arrived in the United States in Portland, OR in 1985. She and her family lived there for five months before moving to Minnesota to join other family…
Yeng was born in Moos Manj, Laos. She and her family fled across the Mekong River into Thailand after the communist takeover of Laos. She lived in Nong Khai and Ban Vinai Camps in Thailand. She has 10 surviving children, 11 in total. She emigrated in…