Ethiopian-American author and presenter who wrote a bestselling autobiography on the subject of his experience being a refugee, Of Beetles and Angels: A Boy’s Extraordinary Trip from a Refugee Camp to Harvard. He transferred to america when he was seven after fleeing the battle in Ethiopia and continued to graduate with honors and deliver his class’s commencement address at Harvard School. He released his initial fantasy novel occur East Africa this year 2010 using a sequel prepared for future years. His kid, Sawyer Tewolde Asgedom, was created in 2008. His interview with Oprah Winfrey was called among her twenty most memorable occasions of 2005.