Posted on: September 24, 2017

Statesville Library -Author Visit and Book Signing with Obioma Anukwuem


Obioma (Obi) Ikechukwu Anukwuem was born in the southeastern part of Nigeria toward the end of the civil war. He belongs to the Ibo tribe. He now works as a physician in Statesville

and resides in Salisbury, North Carolina, with his wife and two children. His book, In Debt: Slavery in Disguise, captures the travails and triumphs of living the American dream.

Through perseverance, huge sacrifice, and a desperate desire for a peace of mind, Obi and

his family eliminated approximately $500,000 in personal debt in about three and a half years. Be inspired by his success story and financial independence

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