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Stowaway’s Story Reflects Somalia’s Family Disintegration

Being described as a miracle, the story of the Somali-American teen who survived a five-and-a-half hour flight to Hawaii has been the lead on major international television channels and newspapers since Sunday. But for the Somali Communities in the Diaspora it is a reminder of huge challenges facing immigrant families disintegrated by civil wars, poverty and unemployment. Among Somali communities disintegrated by civil wars, lawlessness and poverty, taking such desperate, daring and...

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