When Brook Negusei left his home country of Ethiopia at age 17, he didn’t have much choice of where he landed in the United States. As a refugee fleeing a country under what he felt was a repressive political climate, he felt fortunate to be sponsored by Lutheran Ministries of Florida and placed in Tampa. There, he immediately found friendly people, a warm climate like the one he had at home and a whole new world of opportunity. Negusei never dreamed, however, that he’d be running a successful taxi service that most recently was awarded a subcontract to serve Tampa International Airport customers along with Yellow Cab and United Cab.
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