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Abdulkadir Sharif ascends the stairs to his apartment above the Minnesota Da’Wah Institute in St. Paul. Sharif left a life of violence, drugs, and crime to work at Da'Wah Institute and give back to his community.

Abdulkadir Sharif ascends the stairs to his apartment above the Minnesota Da’Wah Institute in St. Paul. Sharif left a life of violence, drugs, and crime to work at Da'Wah Institute and give back to his community.