• Marc Miquel Helsen

Newcomer is flying free in Canada

Updated: Feb 23, 2019

Canadian Immigrant. January 20, 2019

There is an old story that is part of Abdulrahman (Abood) Alafghani’s family lore about a forefather who emigrated from Afghanistan and found a new life in Syria. It’s a story that in recent years has taken on special meaning for Alafghani as he left Saudi Arabia himself for a new life in Canada, where he balances his studies in aviation with a full-time job as an operations manager at the Real Canadian Superstore.

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