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Keeping Hope Alive in Somalia

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Hawa Abdi from Somalia. If you haven't already read her bestselling memoir, "Keeping Hope Alive," I highly recommend it. It tells the beautiful journey of a young Muslim woman, a doctor, who becomes a peaceful leader in her community. Today, her nicknames range from “Mama Hawa” to “Mother Theresa meets Rambo.” At one point, Abdi’s makeshift village sheltered 1% of the Somalia’s population, around 90,000 people. Abdi is now a Nobel Peace Prize nominee.

For more about how Hawa Abdi's Village is doing now, check out my article at Dowser.org: http://bit.ly/19ttVrV

What memoirs and true stories have inspired you recently?

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Thank you for posting this. A dear friend is currently writing a book on hope, and I find the topic both interesting and inspiring. I am always completely amazed at how those suffering the most horrific horrors continue to cling to hope, and come through still believing.

Peace and Hope-
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Rehmani M Ashfaq's picture

great one

Thank you for posting this

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