Sharing Heritage

Sharing Heritage

Fueled by friendliness

Gas station owner finds welcome in Fort Wayne

By Melissa Rinehart

Onkar Mann fell in love with Fort Wayne once he moved here from his native India, and his entrepreneurial spirit feels right at home, too.

Sharing Heritage

From DP to dream sharer

World War II forced Al Metel from his home

By Melissa Rinehart

Al Metel lost a family during World War II, found a new one, then rediscovered parts of the original one.

Sharing Heritage

The power of education

Connections made for students

By Melissa Rinehart

Diana Jackson-Davis makes connections.

Sharing Heritage

Finally home

Abdelmageed builds life on education, family

By Melissa Rinehart

Ahmed Abdelmageed, Fort Wayne resident and new American citizen, finally has a place to call home.

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Naturally inspired

Miami Indian artist draws on experience, spiritually

By Melissa Rinehart

Cathy Nagy Mowry funnels her Miami heritage into her art, welcoming viewers deeper into awareness of the world.

Sharing Heritage

Bringing Africa along

FeyFey Moussou shares the continent's cultural breadth

By Melissa Rinehart

A combination of love and quality of life brought FeyFey Moussou to Fort Wayne, where he has found his way back into education.

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Not one, but many

Irene Paxia multicultural from the start

By Melissa Rinehart

Irene Paxia knows what it's like to be new to Fort Wayne, and she has eight years of experience making it easier for others.

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Life's looking green

for Ramesh and Trina Khadoo and her family recipe

By Melissa Rinehart

Have you tried these spinach balls? Ramesh and Trina Khadoo are turning them into a very successful business.

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Flying high

A call from BET changed everything

By Melissa Rinehart

A call from BET changed everything for Kendrick Royal, more commonly known as Kae-Prodigy, or Kae-P.

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Keeping her promise

Margarete Matiszik lives to serve

By Melissa Rinehart

Once her promise was made, Margarete Matiszik devoted her life to her family and her volunteer work.