Mohamadnur Hassan was born in Mogadishu, Somalia. As a result of the civil war, he moved to live in Kenya before coming to the United States in 2007. He lived for 6 years in California before moving to Cleveland due to high cost of living. Through this journey he learned number of languages. Currently He is living with his wife and two kids. As to preserve his culture, he tries to speak always Somali with his kids. He is a student at Cleveland State University. He likes living in Cleveland because it is affordable and offers a lot of opportunities. The story of Arabs in general and Somalis in particular is a story of success.
Hassan, Mohamadnur (interviewee)
Tayyara, Abedel (interviewer)
Arab Community in Cleveland
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"Mohamadnur Hassan interview, 11 January 2017" (2017). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 345009.