This Syrian Father Of Three Used To Sell Pens On The Street; Now He Owns THREE Businesses!
The very definition of the American dream! Abdul Halim al-Attar used to sell pens on the streets of Beirut to support his family, but after coming to Lebanon he's a successful businessman!
This photo of Abdul Halim al-Attar set off a chain reaction on the internet that would change his life. He was selling pens on the streets of Beirut holding his child, in the searing heat. The internet came to the rescue.
Now that's some serious hustle.
Now, Abdul owns three businesses and employs sixteen other Syrian refugees!
Way to turn it around!