Somalian Refugee Finds Connections in Seattle Koshin Mohamed, a Somali refugee, works as a shopkeeper in southern Seattle. He says he has been tapped by the new transitional government in Somalia to be the new Somalian Ambassador to the United States. But the 28-year-old has found some powerful allies in the world of conservative U.S. politics.
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Somalian Refugee Finds Connections in Seattle

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Somalian Refugee Finds Connections in Seattle

Somalian Refugee Finds Connections in Seattle

Somalian Refugee Finds Connections in Seattle

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Koshin Mohamed, a Somali refugee, works in the small shop he owns in southern Seattle. He says he has been tapped by the new transitional government in Somalia to be the new Somalian Ambassador to the United States. But the 28-year-old has found some powerful allies in the world of conservative U.S. politics.

Amy Radil of member station KUOW reports.