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Of Beetles and Angels: A Boy's Remarkable Journey from a Refugee Camp to Harvard Setting & Symbolism

Selamawi Asgedom
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Objects/Places

Malaria

This is what Mawi's father had when they lived in a hotel and were trying to find a home.

Sudan

This is where the family lived as refugees before coming to America.

Amerikha

This is where the family moved to get away from the warfare of their land.

Ethiopia

This is where Mawi's mother came from.

Chicago

This is where Mawi's family came to live when they arrived in America. It was where Mawi grew up.

Eritria

This is where Mawi's father came from.

Wheaton

This was the college near the place where Mawi grew up. He used its sports facilities to exercise.

World Relief

This was the Christian organization that helped refugees settle into a new land. Mawi's family came to America with this organization. It found sponsors for them, jobs and a home.

Beetles

This is what angels often appeared as according to Mawi's father...

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