Minnesotan Will Realize Dentistry Dream That Began In Somalia

Minnesotan Will Realize Dentistry Dream That Began In Somalia


YOU ARE WATCHING MINNESOTA’S MOST-WATCHED STATION, THIS IS WCCO 4 NEWS. THIS WEEKEND, A MINNESOTAN WILL REALIZE A CAREER TEAM úDREAM. HE WILL OFFICIALLY OPEN HIS DENTAL PRACTICE IN SOUTH MINNEAPOLIS. SUSAN-ELIZABETH LITTLEFIELD SHOWS US HOW THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS YOU’LL OTHERS. Reporter: THE FINISHING TOUCHES ARE UNDERWAY. IT WILL OFFICIALLY OPEN THIS WEEKEND. DR. LEE HAS ALREADY STARTED SEEING PATIENTS. HE PRACTICES DENTISTRY WITH THESE. IT WAS A DIFFICULT ROAD TO GET HERE. HE GREW UP AMIDST A CIVIL WAR IN SOMALIA, THE COUNTRY WHERE HIS DREAM WAS PLANTED. WHEN I WAS REALLY YOUNG, MY DAD TOOK ME TO A DENTIST OR TOOTHACHE. THAT WAS MY FIRST CONTACT. Reporter: IT WASN’T UNTIL HIS 20s WHEN HE WAS ABLE TO GET TO MINNESOTA AND THEN CAN DOING — CONTINUING TO DENTAL SCHOOL. SEEING THE PATIENT THAT WALKS AND IN PAIN AND LEAVES WITHOUT PAIN. Reporter: HE OFFERS DUAL LANGUAGE SERVICES, HE SAID HE IS HERE TO SERVE ALL MINNESOTANS. THEY SEE US AS DENTISTS. Reporter: THE STUDENTS SEE HIM AS INSPIRATION. IT GIVES US HOPE AND ME HELP AS SOMEONE WHO WAS NOT BORN HERE TO WORK TOWARD THE GOALS I HAD. TO STICK TO IT AND KEEP WORKING. Reporter: IN MORE WAYS THAN ONE, DR. LEE IS GIVING PEOPLE A REASON TO SMILE. HE WILL OPEN HIS PRACTICE WITH A GRAND OPENING. PRACTICING SIX DAYS PER WEEK.

Author: Kevin Mason

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