April 23, 2014, - 3:28 pm
The much reported teen flight stowaway to Hawaii is a Somalian Muslim and likely an illegal alien. But you won’t read that anywhere (except here). While there is legitimate outcry regarding a lack of adequate airport security, there is little on the very relevant background of the unnamed 16-year-old (some reports say he’s 15), who is reportedly very devout and prays to allah “a lot.”
While I was away for the last days of Passover, news broke about the California teen stowaway who easily snuck onto an airport tarmac and into a wheel well and miraculously survived extremely freezing temperatures and lack of oxygen. But what few of the stories note is why the teen sneaked on to the flight: he was trying to get back to his native Somalia to see his mother. That begs the question: why is a teen Somalian Muslim here while his mother is back home? It also begs the conclusion that the teen, who lives in Santa Clara, is very likely not here legally. Reports say the boy has not seen his Somalia-based mother since he was two years old. Also note that the teen has been handed over to the custody of child welfare authorities and NOT to any father. Is there a father in the picture? Don’t bet on it. We haven’t heard about one.
Speaking from outside Santa Clara High School the boy’s close friend, Ahmed Irving, said the stowaway, missed his biological mother. He said: ‘I know he missed Africa and he missed his mom. I think she is still in Somalia. You could tell from he wasn’t that happy here, but I’m sure if he’d have given it time he would have got used to it. ‘He was a very wise kid. He was shy and he spoke quietly, but when you listened to him he had interesting stuff to say. He prayed to God [DS: um, they mean, allah] and was very religious. Read the rest of this entry »
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