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Originally self-published in hardcover in 2000, this acclaimed memoir is now in a revised paperback edition, complete with 14 black-and-white photographs and a new epilogue. Here is an unforgettable true story of a young boy's remarkable journey from a refugee camp in Sudan to an affluent Chicago suburb where his family survives on welfare. Following his father's advice to "treat all people -- even the most unsightly beetles -- as though they were angels sent from heaven, " Mawi Asgedom overcomes racial prejudice, language ...