Select a character from the book to describe how they felt like an outsider in their home country and in Clarkston.
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Here is a quote from a player from Liberia,
“Mandela Ziaty didn’t like thinking of himself as a refugee. Refugees, to his mind, weren’t American. They were poor.... Like a lot of fifteen year-olds, he worried about what people thought of him. On school days, Mandela wore what American kids wore—long t-shirts that hung halfway to his knees, blue jeans so big and baggy they slid off his hip bones and had to be pulled up seven or eight times an hour, and clunky high-tops that he left untied so the laces trailed behind him. But when someone pulled out a camera at home, Mandela would go upstairs to his closet and pull out his church clothes —his clean white dress shirt with the crisp collar, his smooth black pleated slacks and his shiny black shoes. He didn’t want to look like a poor person. You never knew who might see a photograph.”