Must-see morning clip: Sudanese refugee says Americans take freedom for granted

Abraham Yel Nhial, one of the Lost Boys, says that the "whole world wants to have" what Americans have

Published April 1, 2013 1:14PM (EDT)

   (60 Minutes/CBS)
(60 Minutes/CBS)

When "60 Minutes'" Bob Simon asks Sudanese refugee Abraham Yel Nhial, "What do you like most about America?" his answer is immediate: "Freedom."

"Americans take things for granted, but the freedom we have here--it's what the whole world wants to have," says Nhial.

By Prachi Gupta

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