Essence.com
Dec, 16, 2009

When a designer like the late Yves Saint Laurent dubs you his "dream woman,"  then you must be destined for supermodel status. Still, model-mogul Iman keeps her fame in perspective depsite the legendary praise during  a recent interview with Sevenglobal.org.  "In 1972, when my family and I fled Somalia and entered the Kenyan border on foot with just the clothes on our back, I instantly went from a diplomat's daughter to a refugee. I am the face of a refugee," says Iman on the single momentous occasion that changed her life.—QS

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