In 1991, at the height of the Somali civil war, twelve-year-old Abdi Warsame ran for his life through the streets of Mogadishu.
In a ﬂash, his legs were paralyzed and his cousin killed.
With his country literally falling apart around him, Abdi had little hope for recovery.
But, with his faith, his family, and his indomitable spirit, Abdi pursued every available route for a better life.
Because of his father’s tireless endurance to see his son healed, Abdi and his father eventually immigrated to America—a place that would present its own particular challenges but would also provide Abdi a path toward independence and success.
Always Rolling Forward reveals the power of hope in all places and in all circumstances.