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Halima


Hawiwa Abdi, 5, left, looks up at her older sister Halima Abdi, right, as they wait to hear the prayer call on Nov. 11 at the mosque located in Grand Rapids. “My sister is my mini-me,” Abdi said. “She’s my shadow and she is around me at all times. She is my other half. I have never been so far away from her. This is the first time I have been away for so long. It’s tough at times but when I go home she lifts my spirits up when I see her.”