Posted by: APO | 11 January 2019

From the Field: One teen’s journey from refugee camp to US school principal

He’d been forcibly taken from his family at 13, and thrown into the horrifying world of being a child soldier, before escaping his captors. In 2004, he was one of the lucky ones to be resettled in Maryland, United States, where he landed a job taking out the trash at a fast-food restaurant. Eventually, his hard work, intelligence and enduring optimism landed him a university scholarship – way… Read more on


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