Ilhan Omar visited SMS's 8th grade students!

Ilhan Omar visited SMS's 8th grade students!
Posted on 01/23/2020
U.S. representative for Minnesota's 5th congressional district, Ilhan Omar, came to visit 8th grade students at Sandburg Middle School on Wednesday, January 22. She shared stories of her childhood living in Somalia and how her life changed after the Civil War started. 8th grade students had been studying Africa and learning about what it means to be a refugee so her story was particularly meaningful. Representative Omar stressed the value of taking advantage of their education and reminded students that "education is something that can never be taken away from you." After her presentation students were given the opportunity to meet with her in a smaller group to talk with her. 

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