(EAGNEWS.ORG/42-LANGUAGES-SPOKEN-AT-BUFFALO-NY-HIGH-SCHOOL/) — BUFFALO, N.Y. – A Somali student is turning heads at a Buffalo high school where students speak 42 different languages.
somaliswimmerSophomore Sahal Hussein swims on the varsity team for Lafayette High School, where the school’s 580 students speak 42 different languages, just months after the Somali native entered the pool for the first time in September, ABC 6 reports.
“Most of them have never swam before,” swim instructor Abigail Reinhardt told the news site. “He came to me, nervous as can be, ‘I can’t go in the water, I can’t go in the water, Miss. I’ve never been in a pool.’
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