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Circus Guy: Story Of A Survivor

"Mishu's father was killed in an act of clan warfare [in Ethiopia]. Although Mishu had no intention of revenge, it was assumed by a rival clan that he would avenge his father. They arranged for his arrest without charge for an indefinite amount of time. While in prison, Mishu suffered repeated interrogations about a person he did not know.

"Family members raised bribe money to release Mishu from jail. To flee the country, he hired on with a circus traveling to the United States. When the tour was finished, he chose to stay . . . in Chicago."


See also:
* The Marjorie Kovler Center
* The Kibera Social Circus
* Frank Dina's YouTube channel


Comments welcome.


Posted on January 25, 2013

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