The Dancer From Iraq

Hussein Smko’s journey with dancing started when he was nine years old. He learned hip-hop from by an American soldier stationed in the Kurdish city of Erbil, northern Iraq, in 2003. Wishing to further his training, and finding negativity and a lack of opportunity in Iraq, Hussein went online and connected with Jonathan Hollander, Artistic Director of Battery Dance in New York City.

Category: Inspirational

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