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Place of Residence: San Diego, Calif.
Why he is a local hero: Sahid helps African immigrants, particularly Somalis, gain their footing in America.
Imagine coming to a new country with nothing. You may have been a victim of political or ethnic violence in your home country and you don’t speak English.
You’ve left your life behind in a bid to start a new prosperous existence, but who do you look to for guidance?