"He was born and grew up in Minnesota. Curious and inquisitive and perhaps autistic Somali boy, who eagerly explores, investigates the misery of Somalia. To fi nd out more about the agony of the Somali famine, Addoon-Waaq makes contact with people of different religious leaders. One day Addoon-Waaq organizes classmates to protest against starving Somali children and their mothers and they abstain from all kinds of food and drinking. The peaceful protest turns out violent and Addoon-Waaq and his colleagues were placed electronic monitoring ankle bracelets and remains in house arrest. To restore his useful life Addoon-Waaq takes a risk fi lled voyage, along with his parents to Somalia which is now under an Islamic rule. He happens to be one of many Somali speaking youths trained in Kas Fiyow academy in Al-Jasiira, the new capital city of Somalia where he experiences tremendous and very hardship training to defend his religion. This outstanding and sad story about a young Addoon-Waaq and his parents will undergo perplexing and anxious cultural shock. This is an enthralling and informative story and everybody should read it." This book is about the life of Somali youth living in West. It is about the art of Somali beliefs, behavior, Culture and way of thinking. It is also about the fragmentation and the arabization of Somali society. You will discover the fi rst ever Somali female military general who leads the war against Wadaad-xume. Everybody should read and take advantage Addoon-Waaq's uncovering"
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