ABDI WARSAME is a survivor of Somalia's civil war.
Despite being paralyzed from the waist down when he was twelve years old during a rocket attack in Mogadishu, Abdi overcame grave odds to survive his injuries in a place and time where he should have died within days.
Through his Muslim faith, his loving family, and his unrelenting determination, Abdi leapt hurdle after hurdle to become the successful American citizen he is today. In a life full of every reason to quit, Abdi never gave up on himself, his family, or his God.
Believing that education was his only escape from a much more challenging life, Abdi immigrated to the US with his father. While overcoming the language barrier, he took advantage of every opportunity that came his way and ultimately graduated from N.C. State with a B.S. in Supply Chain Management. He has over ten years of expertise in the telecommunications sector.
He is a passionate advocate for disability inclusion in the workplace.
Connect with the author and read more at AbdiWarsame.blog.
Always Rolling Forward
- The Power of Hope Against Insurmountable Odds
- By: Abdi Warsame
- Narrated by: Bill Franchuk
- Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
In 1991, at the height of the Somali civil war, 12-year-old Abdi Warsame ran for his life through the streets of Mogadishu. In a flash, his legs were paralyzed and his cousin killed. With his country literally falling apart around him, Abdi had little hope for recovery....
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