Aqeel arrived in the US in 2010 and settled in Maine in 2013. He loves the "pure people" and the kindness he's found in Maine as well as Portland's red brick architecture. Aqeel plans to stay in Maine and participate fully in his community and in his new country. He also discusses voting and explains that he won't disappoint the founding fathers of this country and he will vote in Tuesday's presidential election.
Music: Iraqi folk song, "It Is Because I Have Nobody" by Ahmad Shamma