An ex-hedge fund manager founded a high school in one of the poorest places in the world. Now Anderson Cooper reports from Africa on how students from Somaliland are achieving academic success.
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STARR STUDENTS – A Massachusetts hedge fund trader founded a high school in one of the poorest places in the world. Now Anderson Cooper reports from Africa on how these students from Somaliland are winning academic scholarships to America’s most elite universities. Henry Schuster is the producer.