Of Beetles and Angels: A Boy's Remarkable Journey from a Refugee Camp to Harvard - The Making of a Man - Eyeing the Mountaintop Summary & Analysis

Selamawi Asgedom
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The Making of a Man

The children learned more about their father, Haileab, when they were older. He was born in Eritria in 1934. His father died soon after his birth, and his mother was sick and couldn't care for him so he was raised in a Coptic Christian monastery. He was an unpaid laborer who had a thirst for knowledge. Haileab studied so hard that he beat others in a test to go on to further education. Eventually he became an advanced dresser, not a full-fledged doctor. However due to a lack of doctors, he did everything a doctor would do. The man was very popular amongst the villagers. He played hard and he worked hard. Soon he was wealthy as well as respected. He believed in treating everyone...

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