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Adugnaw Worku

Professor Adugnaw Worku, is an educator, a musician, a poet, an author, and a community leader. He was born in a small village in Gondar, Northwest Ethiopia, where he grew up supporting his peasant parents as a shepherd until an eye accident sent him off to Debretabor, the nearest city, in search of medical care. While there, he observed children and youth attending school. At age 15 and a half, Worku became determined to learn and did. He graduated from eighth grade at age 22 and high school...See more

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The Restless Shepherd: My Journey from Rural Ethiopia to America-and Back Again The Restless Shepherd: My...

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