Kelandeth Abdulkader stowed away on a boat to Qatar in 1960 after sailors told him of a far-away land where men can make good money. Here, he recounts how the country has changed over the past 50 years, and his hopes for the future.
Ziyad Rahim's records include: "Most consecutive days running an ultra marathon," "fastest time to complete an ultra marathon on each continent," and "fastest time to complete a marathon on each continent and the North Pole."
Earlier this month, Julia Salvaggio placed absolute first at the Paolo Barrasso, a prestigious international music competition in Italy. Only 20 out of 500 people did so, and she was one of only two violinists who got the honor.