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Abdi Nor Iftin in Tucson and Bisbee - GoFundMe

I will be bringing Abdi Nor Iftin to Bisbee, for my show, and for his book tour, with a date also being set up in Tucson. This will happen in September. 

His publisher will not be funding this trip, so I have decided to fund it myself, keeping my community in mind. This will be a great opportunity, bringing this great writer to our town. 

Abdi's story about immigrating to the US from Somalia was featured on This American Life a few weeks ago, and his new book, Call Me American, is now on the shelves. 

This estimated $500 is to cover the cost of gas (I will be driving around the state with him) and the cost of the plane tickets. He will be staying with me, and with family in Phoenix, so there will be no lodging costs for him. Any additional funds I raise will go to Adbi, or to wherever he decides to send it. 

Here is a link to the gofundme page:


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