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Fri May 27, 2011
NPR Story

Sudanese Refugee Graduates From Ivy League School

Morris Kaunda Michael was only five-years-old when his family fled war-torn Sudan for a refugee camp in Kenya. He braved the camp, came to the U.S. and got accepted at Columbia University. Michael, who recently completed his degree in biomedical engineering, shares his journey from refugee to graduate.