Dieng rewarded for staying with dream
ATLANTA -- Half a world away from home, in a country where he knew no one and didn't speak the language, Gorgui Dieng would hole up in his bedroom and cry.
"It was very hard for me, I'll be honest with you," he said. "I wasn't scared, I was just frustrated. I can't talk to anybody, you don't understand what anyone is saying."
No one would have blamed Dieng if he'd given up, returned to his family and friends in Senegal. But he had come to the United States with a dream, and he refused ...
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