A Nice Falafel Goes a Long Way

When a Syrian refugee set up a falafel shop in Knoxville, Tennessee, he had no idea that his sandwich would earn him a peace award or that his shop would be chosen as the “nicest place in America” by Readers Digest. Yassine Tennou, a newcomer from Syria, had little money and spoke very little English, but he was adamant to make America great in his way, and so he knew that in breaking bread, we could break the stereotypes that break us apart. Read the full story here:

 

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