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Mohammed Ademo
Freelance, Freelance

Mohammed Ademo is an Ethiopian journalist. He is the co-founder and editor of OPride, and his writing has appeared in Al Jazeera America and the Columbia Journalism Review, among others. He lives in New York.

Written by Mohammed Ademo

Essay/
Demography and migration
Exiled

I mourn my beloved uncle’s death in Ethiopia as I mourn my exile. I cannot bury him, but can I bury my loss?

Mohammed Ademo