posted on Dec, 25 2011 @ 11:49 AM
Anyway, I was out of diet pepsi and just stopped in to a quick mart, gas station dealy, and saw this nice chap that I always talk to. It's Christmas
but I knew it would be open.
He is foreign and from Somalia.
It's very quiet there, and so we got to talk for quite a while and I asked him how he ended up in the U.S.
If anyone is alone for this holiday, this guy's story is something else. He started his journey to freedom in January of 2009 having to leave behind
a wife and children in his country do to political assylum, because he worked on computers for the government. He has been to dozens of countries and
held in detention centers in many of them, ending up in Arizona where he was detained for 11 months.
He went on to tell me how in as so much life means nothing in his country. He chose to work this holiday so that American citizens can spend time
with their families.
All of us, this is something we should consider, as some people are forced from enjoying the pleasure of being with family.
This man has an amazing story to tell, and I think I want to write about it. I thought my life sucked for being where I am this Holiday.
Once again, Oh My!!!!!