alex owumi

The top rated travel podcast on iTunes, Extra Pack Of Peanuts (which I was a guest on last year) recently posted a compelling two part interview with Alex Owumi. He’s an American professional basketball player who was playing for a team in Benghazi, Libya in 2010. Three months after he signed arrived he was caught up in the Libyan revolution – a story he explains to Extra Pack of Peanuts host Travis Sherry.

qaddafi's point guardQaddafi’s Point Guard: The Incredible Story of a Professional Basketball Player Trapped in Libya’s Civil War

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I highly recommend you listen to the two-parter and check out Alex’s book about the experience, Qaddafi’s Point Guard.

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