Mezgebu Abiyu Tesfaye, an Ethiopian landmine survivor, was born in the East Gojjam zone, Amhara region, in 1967. Raised in a farming family, Mezgebu left school after the eighth grade to help his parents care for their cattle and do daily chores.
"Survivor Success Story: Mezgebu Abiyu Tesfaye,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 17
, Article 7.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol17/iss3/7