Posted on 06/10/2018 at 01:00 PM by Jeffrey Bruner

What does it take to become an American?

Abdi Nor Iftin's long road to the US began when he was only a child in Mogadishu, watching American movies and teaching himself English, while brutality and war raged around him.

In his new memoir, Call Me American, he tells his story from the beginning: with his nomadic parents and their now-unimaginably peaceful, pastoral life.

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