Nawar is an ESOL refugee student from Iraq. He came to the United States with his wife and son in 2012. In Iraq, Nawar worked with the U.S. military and several NGOs. He currently works as a DRP case manager at Catholic Family Center Services and is completing his studies at MCC; he plans to begin the Executive MBA Program at R.I.T. in fall 2015. In this narrative, Nawar writes about traveling through the streets of Babylon during the night-time curfew after the birth of his son in February 2009. Click on the pdf to read his story.
ESOL Voices is a collection of stories written by ESOL students at Monroe Community College. This semester, we are highlighting students from Middle Eastern countries. Look for a new story in the Tribune next month. We hope you will find these stories interesting and inspiring.
Nawar Ashour Iraq.pdf