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Fund Set Up For Family Of 1st Somali-American Elected To Public Office In Minn.

A memorial fund has been set up for the family of Hussein Samatar, the first Somali elected to public office in Minnesota, who passed away over the weekend after a long struggle with leukemia.

08/29/2013

(credit: African Development Center)

1st Somali-American To Hold Public Office In MN Dies

A Minneapolis school board member who was celebrated for breaking barriers has passed away. Hussein Samatar died Sunday at the age of 45 from complications with his battle with leukemia.

08/25/2013

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