In yesterday's news, many stations showed a Marine interpreter who is also an Iraqi. His unit happened to return to the town where his family now lives.
A NY Times article stated that this soilder, Khuder al-Emiri, opened a restaurant in Seattle. Does anyone happen to know which one? I'm just curious.
"The [Marine] unit's interpreter, Khuder al-Emiri, is a local hero, a guerrilla leader who was forced to flee this town in April 1991 after leading a failed uprising against Saddam Hussein. It was a serious miscalculation. Thousands were killed, and Mr. Emiri escaped to the United States. and opened a restaurant in Seattle, much of the time spent waiting for this day." - CHARLIE LeDUFF, NY Times
He's a hero in his town :)