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WINGS

Queen describes the sit­u­a­tion that caused her to turn to crime to sup­port her sib­ling. She describes her nar­row escape from becom­ing a ter­ror­ist fight­er for Soma­lia-based Al Shabaab, plus a num­ber of dif­fer­ent tech­niques she and her asso­ciates used for rob­bery, and how get­ting a gov­ern­ment job and sup­port from Mama Sham­sa made it pos­si­ble for her to earn a legit­i­mate liv­ing. Mama Sham­sa describes how she came to receive the Zayed Award for Human Fra­ter­ni­ty in Abu Dhabi, and give many details of how she builds com­mu­ni­ty and inter­faith dia­logue and col­lab­o­ra­tion that has made a tremen­dous dif­fer­ence in the safe­ty of her part of the world; but also how Al Shabaab con­tin­ues to evolve in its ter­ror­ist recruit­ment techniques.