Published January 30, 2014
People around the world emigrate to the United States seeking a better life. And many of them achieve their dreams by running a small business. Steve Doudaklian's family is among them. His father came to the U.S. more than three decades ago from Lebanon and opened a shoe repair business outside Washington that quickly became known for its quality services. In this story narrated by Amy Katz, VOA's June Soh introduces us to Steve Doudaklian, a fourth generation shoe craftsman.