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Keeping hope alive : one woman: 90,000 lives changed

Author: Hawa Abdi; Sarah J Robbins
Publisher: New York, NY : Grand Central Pub., 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
The moving memoir of one brave woman who, along with her daughters, has kept 90,000 of her fellow citizens safe, healthy, and educated for over 20 years in Somalia. Dr. Hawa Abdi, 'the Mother Teresa of Somalia'and Nobel Peace Prize nominee, is the founder of a massive camp for internally displaced people located a few miles from war-torn Mogadishu, Somalia. Since 1991, when the Somali government collapsed, famine

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Health, Mind and Body
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hawa Abdi, 1947-
Keeping hope alive.
New York, NY : Grand Central Pub., 2013
(DLC) 2012041781
Named Person: Hawa Abdi; Hawa Abdi
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hawa Abdi; Sarah J Robbins
ISBN: 9781455578764 1455578762
OCLC Number: 843125885
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 246 pages) : illustrations (some color), map
Contents: Keeping hope alive --
A stranger in my homeland --
Gold is made beautiful by fire --
To stop the bleeding --
Paradise in the world --
Friends and enemies --
Awaiting a life, awaiting a death --
Filling the hole in my heart --
Losing my past and my future --
Building my practice --
My sisters return --
Necessity is the mother of invention --
Collapse --
Why do you want to do this? --
Danger from within --
Today we are happy --
Operation Restore Hope --
One wrong decision --
The fourth container --
Vice Minister of Labor and Sports --
We can remember --
Ahmed --
"A doctor bound by humanity" --
An ocean of need --
A new generation --
The attack --
Women of the year --
Responsibility: Dr. Hawa Abdi ; with Sarah J. Robbins.
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A remarkable story of tenacity in dire circumstances. - The Bookseller

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