30 minutes | Mar 29th 2021

The Incredible Story of the Stateless Refugee Who Made it to Princeton University

Asad Hussein was born in a refugee camp in Kenya after his parents fled conflict in neighboring Somalia. He was born into extreme poverty and stateless, yet despite the odds he became the first person from his refugee camp admitted to an Ivy League school.  His incredible story is told in the new book Beyond the Sand and Sea: One Family's Quest for a Country to Call Home by journalist Ty McCormick, who is a senior editor with Foreign Affairs.      
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